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Subtract 70/27 from 28/2

1st number: 14 0/2, 2nd number: 2 16/27

28/2 - 70/27 is 308/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    28/2 = 28 × 27/2 × 27 = 756/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    70/27 = 70 × 2/27 × 2 = 140/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/54 - 140/54 = 756 - 140/54 = 616/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 308/27
  6. In mixed form: 1111/27

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