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Subtract 63/9 from 72/75

1st number: 72/75, 2nd number: 7 0/9

72/75 - 63/9 is -151/25.

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,
    72/75 = 72 × 3/75 × 3 = 216/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    63/9 = 63 × 25/9 × 25 = 1575/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/225 - 1575/225 = 216 - 1575/225 = -1359/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -151/25

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