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Subtract 2/27 from 28/48

28/48 - 2/27 is 55/108.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 27 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 9 = 432,
    28/48 = 28 × 9/48 × 9 = 252/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 16 = 432,
    2/27 = 2 × 16/27 × 16 = 32/432
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/432 - 32/432 = 252 - 32/432 = 220/432
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/108

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