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Subtract 10/27 from 28/54

28/54 - 10/27 is 4/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    28/54 = 28 × 1/54 × 1 = 28/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    10/27 = 10 × 2/27 × 2 = 20/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/54 - 20/54 = 28 - 20/54 = 8/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/27

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