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Subtract 6/27 from 28/8

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 6/27

28/8 - 6/27 is 59/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    28/8 = 28 × 27/8 × 27 = 756/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    6/27 = 6 × 8/27 × 8 = 48/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/216 - 48/216 = 756 - 48/216 = 708/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/18
  6. In mixed form: 35/18

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