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Subtract 2/27 from 84/7

1st number: 12 0/7, 2nd number: 2/27

84/7 - 2/27 is 322/27.

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,
    84/7 = 84 × 27/7 × 27 = 2268/189
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 7 = 189,
    2/27 = 2 × 7/27 × 7 = 14/189
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2268/189 - 14/189 = 2268 - 14/189 = 2254/189
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 322/27
  6. In mixed form: 1125/27

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