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Subtract 15/27 from 15/75

15/75 - 15/27 is -16/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 27 is 675
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 9 = 675,
    15/75 = 15 × 9/75 × 9 = 135/675
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 25 = 675,
    15/27 = 15 × 25/27 × 25 = 375/675
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    135/675 - 375/675 = 135 - 375/675 = -240/675
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -16/45

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