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Subtract 16/54 from 15/75

15/75 - 16/54 is -13/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 18 = 1350,
    15/75 = 15 × 18/75 × 18 = 270/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    16/54 = 16 × 25/54 × 25 = 400/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/1350 - 400/1350 = 270 - 400/1350 = -130/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/135

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