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Subtract 35/27 from 54/80

1st number: 54/80, 2nd number: 1 8/27

54/80 - 35/27 is -671/1080.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 27 is 2160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 27 = 2160,
    54/80 = 54 × 27/80 × 27 = 1458/2160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 80 = 2160,
    35/27 = 35 × 80/27 × 80 = 2800/2160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1458/2160 - 2800/2160 = 1458 - 2800/2160 = -1342/2160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -671/1080

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