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Subtract 3/9 from 10/25

10/25 - 3/9 is 1/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 9 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 9 = 225,
    10/25 = 10 × 9/25 × 9 = 90/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 25 = 225,
    3/9 = 3 × 25/9 × 25 = 75/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/225 - 75/225 = 90 - 75/225 = 15/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/15

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