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Subtract 48/54 from 15/25

15/25 - 48/54 is -13/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 54 = 1350,
    15/25 = 15 × 54/25 × 54 = 810/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    48/54 = 48 × 25/54 × 25 = 1200/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    810/1350 - 1200/1350 = 810 - 1200/1350 = -390/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/45

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