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Subtract 6/27 from 45/5

1st number: 9 0/5, 2nd number: 6/27

45/5 - 6/27 is 79/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 27 = 135,
    45/5 = 45 × 27/5 × 27 = 1215/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    6/27 = 6 × 5/27 × 5 = 30/135
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1215/135 - 30/135 = 1215 - 30/135 = 1185/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/9
  6. In mixed form: 87/9

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