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Subtract 7/27 from 9/3

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 7/27

9/3 - 7/27 is 74/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 9 = 27,
    9/3 = 9 × 9/3 × 9 = 81/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    7/27 = 7 × 1/27 × 1 = 7/27
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/27 - 7/27 = 81 - 7/27 = 74/27
  5. In mixed form: 220/27

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