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Subtract 70/27 from 84/54

1st number: 1 30/54, 2nd number: 2 16/27

84/54 - 70/27 is -28/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    84/54 = 84 × 1/54 × 1 = 84/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    70/27 = 70 × 2/27 × 2 = 140/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/54 - 140/54 = 84 - 140/54 = -56/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -28/27

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