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Subtract 5/9 from 7/75

7/75 - 5/9 is -104/225.

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,
    7/75 = 7 × 3/75 × 3 = 21/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    5/9 = 5 × 25/9 × 25 = 125/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/225 - 125/225 = 21 - 125/225 = -104/225

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