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Subtract 36/63 from 27/75

27/75 - 36/63 is -37/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 63 is 1575
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 21 = 1575,
    27/75 = 27 × 21/75 × 21 = 567/1575
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 25 = 1575,
    36/63 = 36 × 25/63 × 25 = 900/1575
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    567/1575 - 900/1575 = 567 - 900/1575 = -333/1575
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -37/175

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