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1^{st} number: 3 0/18, 2^{nd} number: 1 23/27

5418 - 5027 is 3127.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 18 and 27 is**54**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 54 - For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,

5418 = 54 × 318 × 3 = 16254 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,

5027 = 50 × 227 × 2 = 10054 - Subtract the two like fractions:

16254 - 10054 = 162 - 10054 = 6254 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3127
- In mixed form: 1427

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