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Subtract 4/27 from 3/6

3/6 - 4/27 is 19/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    3/6 = 3 × 9/6 × 9 = 27/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    4/27 = 4 × 2/27 × 2 = 8/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/54 - 8/54 = 27 - 8/54 = 19/54

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