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Subtract 2/25 from 12/4

1st number: 3 0/4, 2nd number: 2/25

12/4 - 2/25 is 73/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 25 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    12/4 = 12 × 25/4 × 25 = 300/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 4 = 100,
    2/25 = 2 × 4/25 × 4 = 8/100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/100 - 8/100 = 300 - 8/100 = 292/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/25
  6. In mixed form: 223/25

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