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Subtract 48/27 from 90/15

1st number: 6 0/15, 2nd number: 1 21/27

90/15 - 48/27 is 38/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 9 = 135,
    90/15 = 90 × 9/15 × 9 = 810/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    48/27 = 48 × 5/27 × 5 = 240/135
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    810/135 - 240/135 = 810 - 240/135 = 570/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/9
  6. In mixed form: 42/9

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