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Subtract 8/27 from 18/75

18/75 - 8/27 is -38/675.

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,
    18/75 = 18 × 9/75 × 9 = 162/675
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 25 = 675,
    8/27 = 8 × 25/27 × 25 = 200/675
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    162/675 - 200/675 = 162 - 200/675 = -38/675

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