Subtract 27/21 and 21/56

27
21
-
21
56
=
51
56

What is 27/21 - 21/56

27
21
-
21
56
=

In order to make fractions have the same denominator, multiply the numerator and denominator of each fraction by the denominator of the other

27 x 56
21 x 56
-
21 x 21
56 x 21
=
1512
1176
-
441
1176
=
1512 - 441
1176
=
1071
1176

OR

(27 x 56) - (21 x 21)
21 x 56
=
1071
1176

Simplify the fraction

Divide each part of the fraction with the greatest common factor to simplify the fraction

1071
1176
=
1071 ÷ 21
1176 ÷ 21
=
51
56

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