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Subtract 1/27 from 3/24

3/24 - 1/27 is 19/216.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,
    3/24 = 3 × 9/24 × 9 = 27/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    1/27 = 1 × 8/27 × 8 = 8/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/216 - 8/216 = 27 - 8/216 = 19/216

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