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Subtract 27/6 from 4/10

1st number: 4/10, 2nd number: 4 3/6

4/10 - 27/6 is -41/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    4/10 = 4 × 3/10 × 3 = 12/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    27/6 = 27 × 5/6 × 5 = 135/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/30 - 135/30 = 12 - 135/30 = -123/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -41/10

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