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Subtract 10/27 from 8/2

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 10/27

8/2 - 10/27 is 98/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    8/2 = 8 × 27/2 × 27 = 216/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    10/27 = 10 × 2/27 × 2 = 20/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/54 - 20/54 = 216 - 20/54 = 196/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 98/27
  6. In mixed form: 317/27

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