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Subtract 9/25 from 1/3

1/3 - 9/25 is -2/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 25 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 25 = 75,
    1/3 = 1 × 25/3 × 25 = 25/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 3 = 75,
    9/25 = 9 × 3/25 × 3 = 27/75
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    25/75 - 27/75 = 25 - 27/75 = -2/75

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