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Subtract 10/54 from 84/27

1st number: 3 3/27, 2nd number: 10/54

84/27 - 10/54 is 79/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    84/27 = 84 × 2/27 × 2 = 168/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    10/54 = 10 × 1/54 × 1 = 10/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/54 - 10/54 = 168 - 10/54 = 158/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/27
  6. In mixed form: 225/27

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