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Subtract 1/10 from 5/27

5/27 - 1/10 is 23/270.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 10 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    5/27 = 5 × 10/27 × 10 = 50/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    1/10 = 1 × 27/10 × 27 = 27/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/270 - 27/270 = 50 - 27/270 = 23/270

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