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Subtract 5/27 from 60/7

1st number: 8 4/7, 2nd number: 5/27

60/7 - 5/27 is 1585/189.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 27 is 189
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 27 = 189,
    60/7 = 60 × 27/7 × 27 = 1620/189
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,
    5/27 = 5 × 7/27 × 7 = 35/189
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1620/189 - 35/189 = 1620 - 35/189 = 1585/189
  5. In mixed form: 873/189

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