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Subtract 25/36 from 7/75

7/75 - 25/36 is -541/900.

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,
    7/75 = 7 × 12/75 × 12 = 84/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    25/36 = 25 × 25/36 × 25 = 625/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/900 - 625/900 = 84 - 625/900 = -541/900

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