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Subtract 70/27 from 54/80

1st number: 54/80, 2nd number: 2 16/27

54/80 - 70/27 is -2071/1080.

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,
    70/27 = 70 × 80/27 × 80 = 5600/2160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1458/2160 - 5600/2160 = 1458 - 5600/2160 = -4142/2160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2071/1080

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