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Subtract 25/45 from 14/6

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 25/45

14/6 - 25/45 is 16/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    14/6 = 14 × 15/6 × 15 = 210/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    25/45 = 25 × 2/45 × 2 = 50/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/90 - 50/90 = 210 - 50/90 = 160/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/9
  6. In mixed form: 17/9

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