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Subtract 2/27 from 4/7

4/7 - 2/27 is 94/189.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 27 is 189
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 27 = 189,
    4/7 = 4 × 27/7 × 27 = 108/189
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,
    2/27 = 2 × 7/27 × 7 = 14/189
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    108/189 - 14/189 = 108 - 14/189 = 94/189

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