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Subtract 10/36 from 27/70

27/70 - 10/36 is 34/315.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 36 is 1260

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 18 = 1260,
    27/70 = 27 × 18/70 × 18 = 486/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    10/36 = 10 × 35/36 × 35 = 350/1260
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    486/1260 - 350/1260 = 486 - 350/1260 = 136/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/315

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