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Subtract 18/9 from 27/75

1st number: 27/75, 2nd number: 2 0/9

27/75 - 18/9 is -41/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 9 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 3 = 225,
    27/75 = 27 × 3/75 × 3 = 81/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    18/9 = 18 × 25/9 × 25 = 450/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/225 - 450/225 = 81 - 450/225 = -369/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -41/25

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