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Subtract 8/7 from 1/25

1st number: 1/25, 2nd number: 1 1/7

1/25 - 8/7 is -193/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 7 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    1/25 = 1 × 7/25 × 7 = 7/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 25 = 175,
    8/7 = 8 × 25/7 × 25 = 200/175
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    7/175 - 200/175 = 7 - 200/175 = -193/175

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