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Subtract 8/27 from 84/56

1st number: 1 28/56, 2nd number: 8/27

84/56 - 8/27 is 65/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 27 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    84/56 = 84 × 27/56 × 27 = 2268/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    8/27 = 8 × 56/27 × 56 = 448/1512
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2268/1512 - 448/1512 = 2268 - 448/1512 = 1820/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/54
  6. In mixed form: 111/54

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