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Subtract 54/35 from 27/8

1st number: 3 3/8, 2nd number: 1 19/35

27/8 - 54/35 is 513/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    27/8 = 27 × 35/8 × 35 = 945/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    54/35 = 54 × 8/35 × 8 = 432/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    945/280 - 432/280 = 945 - 432/280 = 513/280
  5. In mixed form: 1233/280

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