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Subtract 7/8 from 1/25

1/25 - 7/8 is -167/200.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    1/25 = 1 × 8/25 × 8 = 8/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    7/8 = 7 × 25/8 × 25 = 175/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/200 - 175/200 = 8 - 175/200 = -167/200

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