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Subtract 7/27 from 8/7

1st number: 1 1/7, 2nd number: 7/27

8/7 - 7/27 is 167/189.

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,
    8/7 = 8 × 27/7 × 27 = 216/189
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,
    7/27 = 7 × 7/27 × 7 = 49/189
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/189 - 49/189 = 216 - 49/189 = 167/189

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