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Subtract 8/54 from 45/30

1st number: 1 15/30, 2nd number: 8/54

45/30 - 8/54 is 73/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    45/30 = 45 × 9/30 × 9 = 405/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    8/54 = 8 × 5/54 × 5 = 40/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    405/270 - 40/270 = 405 - 40/270 = 365/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/54
  6. In mixed form: 119/54

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