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Subtract 60/27 from 4/15

1st number: 4/15, 2nd number: 2 6/27

4/15 - 60/27 is -88/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 9 = 135,
    4/15 = 4 × 9/15 × 9 = 36/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    60/27 = 60 × 5/27 × 5 = 300/135
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/135 - 300/135 = 36 - 300/135 = -264/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -88/45

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