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Subtract 10/81 from 84/27

1st number: 3 3/27, 2nd number: 10/81

84/27 - 10/81 is 242/81.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 81 is 81
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 3 = 81,
    84/27 = 84 × 3/27 × 3 = 252/81
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 1 = 81,
    10/81 = 10 × 1/81 × 1 = 10/81
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/81 - 10/81 = 252 - 10/81 = 242/81
  5. In mixed form: 280/81

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