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Subtract 8/27 from 9/4

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 8/27

9/4 - 8/27 is 211/108.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    9/4 = 9 × 27/4 × 27 = 243/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    8/27 = 8 × 4/27 × 4 = 32/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    243/108 - 32/108 = 243 - 32/108 = 211/108
  5. In mixed form: 1103/108

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