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Subtract 54/9 from 63/75

1st number: 63/75, 2nd number: 6 0/9

63/75 - 54/9 is -129/25.

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,
    63/75 = 63 × 3/75 × 3 = 189/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    54/9 = 54 × 25/9 × 25 = 1350/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/225 - 1350/225 = 189 - 1350/225 = -1161/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -129/25

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