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Subtract 63/36 from 12/75

1st number: 12/75, 2nd number: 1 27/36

12/75 - 63/36 is -159/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 36 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 12 = 900,
    12/75 = 12 × 12/75 × 12 = 144/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    63/36 = 63 × 25/36 × 25 = 1575/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    144/900 - 1575/900 = 144 - 1575/900 = -1431/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -159/100

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