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Subtract 25/9 from 2/54

1st number: 2/54, 2nd number: 2 7/9

2/54 - 25/9 is -74/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 9 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    2/54 = 2 × 1/54 × 1 = 2/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    25/9 = 25 × 6/9 × 6 = 150/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/54 - 150/54 = 2 - 150/54 = -148/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -74/27

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