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Subtract 5/16 from 35/27

1st number: 1 8/27, 2nd number: 5/16

35/27 - 5/16 is 425/432.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 16 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 16 = 432,
    35/27 = 35 × 16/27 × 16 = 560/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 27 = 432,
    5/16 = 5 × 27/16 × 27 = 135/432
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/432 - 135/432 = 560 - 135/432 = 425/432

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