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Subtract 24/27 from 9/30

9/30 - 24/27 is -53/90.

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,
    24/27 = 24 × 10/27 × 10 = 240/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/270 - 240/270 = 81 - 240/270 = -159/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -53/90

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