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Subtract 35/27 from 9/8

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

9/8 - 35/27 is -37/216.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    9/8 = 9 × 27/8 × 27 = 243/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    35/27 = 35 × 8/27 × 8 = 280/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    243/216 - 280/216 = 243 - 280/216 = -37/216

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