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Subtract 48/90 from 15/25

15/25 - 48/90 is 1/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 18 = 450,
    15/25 = 15 × 18/25 × 18 = 270/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    48/90 = 48 × 5/90 × 5 = 240/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/450 - 240/450 = 270 - 240/450 = 30/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/15

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