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Subtract 42/9 from 9/75

1st number: 9/75, 2nd number: 4 6/9

9/75 - 42/9 is -341/75.

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,
    9/75 = 9 × 3/75 × 3 = 27/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    42/9 = 42 × 25/9 × 25 = 1050/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/225 - 1050/225 = 27 - 1050/225 = -1023/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -341/75

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