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Subtract 1/27 from 3/5

3/5 - 1/27 is 76/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 27 = 135,
    3/5 = 3 × 27/5 × 27 = 81/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    1/27 = 1 × 5/27 × 5 = 5/135
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/135 - 5/135 = 81 - 5/135 = 76/135

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