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Subtract 9/27 from 3/25

3/25 - 9/27 is -16/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 27 is 675
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 27 = 675,
    3/25 = 3 × 27/25 × 27 = 81/675
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 25 = 675,
    9/27 = 9 × 25/27 × 25 = 225/675
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/675 - 225/675 = 81 - 225/675 = -144/675
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -16/75

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