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Subtract 9/27 from 15/75

15/75 - 9/27 is -2/15.

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,
    9/27 = 9 × 25/27 × 25 = 225/675
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    135/675 - 225/675 = 135 - 225/675 = -90/675
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/15

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