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Subtract 4/27 from 5/84

5/84 - 4/27 is -67/756.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 27 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 9 = 756,
    5/84 = 5 × 9/84 × 9 = 45/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 28 = 756,
    4/27 = 4 × 28/27 × 28 = 112/756
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/756 - 112/756 = 45 - 112/756 = -67/756

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