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Subtract 1/27 from 7/3

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 1/27

7/3 - 1/27 is 62/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 9 = 27,
    7/3 = 7 × 9/3 × 9 = 63/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    1/27 = 1 × 1/27 × 1 = 1/27
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/27 - 1/27 = 63 - 1/27 = 62/27
  5. In mixed form: 28/27

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