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Subtract 2/27 from 28/80

28/80 - 2/27 is 149/540.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 27 is 2160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 27 = 2160,
    28/80 = 28 × 27/80 × 27 = 756/2160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 80 = 2160,
    2/27 = 2 × 80/27 × 80 = 160/2160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/2160 - 160/2160 = 756 - 160/2160 = 596/2160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 149/540

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