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Subtract 6/9 from 27/25

1st number: 1 2/25, 2nd number: 6/9

27/25 - 6/9 is 31/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 9 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 9 = 225,
    27/25 = 27 × 9/25 × 9 = 243/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    6/9 = 6 × 25/9 × 25 = 150/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    243/225 - 150/225 = 243 - 150/225 = 93/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/75

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