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Subtract 8/27 from 4/6

4/6 - 8/27 is 10/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    4/6 = 4 × 9/6 × 9 = 36/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    8/27 = 8 × 2/27 × 2 = 16/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/54 - 16/54 = 36 - 16/54 = 20/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 10/27

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