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Subtract 27/6 from 4/28

1st number: 4/28, 2nd number: 4 3/6

4/28 - 27/6 is -61/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    4/28 = 4 × 3/28 × 3 = 12/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    27/6 = 27 × 14/6 × 14 = 378/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/84 - 378/84 = 12 - 378/84 = -366/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -61/14

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