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Subtract 35/27 from 28/12

1st number: 2 4/12, 2nd number: 1 8/27

28/12 - 35/27 is 28/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    28/12 = 28 × 9/12 × 9 = 252/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    35/27 = 35 × 4/27 × 4 = 140/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/108 - 140/108 = 252 - 140/108 = 112/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/27
  6. In mixed form: 11/27

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