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Subtract 2/10 from 4/27

4/27 - 2/10 is -7/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 10 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    4/27 = 4 × 10/27 × 10 = 40/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    2/10 = 2 × 27/10 × 27 = 54/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/270 - 54/270 = 40 - 54/270 = -14/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/135

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