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Subtract 9/36 from 3/75

3/75 - 9/36 is -21/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 36 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 12 = 900,
    3/75 = 3 × 12/75 × 12 = 36/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    9/36 = 9 × 25/36 × 25 = 225/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/900 - 225/900 = 36 - 225/900 = -189/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -21/100

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