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Subtract 7/10 from 12/75

12/75 - 7/10 is -27/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 10 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    12/75 = 12 × 2/75 × 2 = 24/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 15 = 150,
    7/10 = 7 × 15/10 × 15 = 105/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/150 - 105/150 = 24 - 105/150 = -81/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -27/50

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