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Subtract 3/54 from 8/2

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 3/54

8/2 - 3/54 is 71/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 54 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 54 × 1 = 54,
    3/54 = 3 × 1/54 × 1 = 3/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/54 - 3/54 = 216 - 3/54 = 213/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/18
  6. In mixed form: 317/18

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