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Subtract 70/27 from 3/4

1st number: 3/4, 2nd number: 2 16/27

3/4 - 70/27 is -199/108.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    3/4 = 3 × 27/4 × 27 = 81/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    70/27 = 70 × 4/27 × 4 = 280/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/108 - 280/108 = 81 - 280/108 = -199/108

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