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Subtract 36/70 from 27/48

27/48 - 36/70 is 27/560.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 70 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    27/48 = 27 × 35/48 × 35 = 945/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    36/70 = 36 × 24/70 × 24 = 864/1680
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    945/1680 - 864/1680 = 945 - 864/1680 = 81/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/560

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