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Subtract 2/27 from 28/56

28/56 - 2/27 is 23/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 27 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    28/56 = 28 × 27/56 × 27 = 756/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    2/27 = 2 × 56/27 × 56 = 112/1512
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/1512 - 112/1512 = 756 - 112/1512 = 644/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/54

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