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Subtract 16/27 from 9/30

9/30 - 16/27 is -79/270.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 27 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    9/30 = 9 × 9/30 × 9 = 81/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    16/27 = 16 × 10/27 × 10 = 160/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/270 - 160/270 = 81 - 160/270 = -79/270

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