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Subtract 1/54 from 84/8

1st number: 10 4/8, 2nd number: 1/54

84/8 - 1/54 is 283/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    84/8 = 84 × 27/8 × 27 = 2268/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    1/54 = 1 × 4/54 × 4 = 4/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2268/216 - 4/216 = 2268 - 4/216 = 2264/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 283/27
  6. In mixed form: 1013/27

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