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Subtract 56/12 from 15/25

1st number: 15/25, 2nd number: 4 8/12

15/25 - 56/12 is -61/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    15/25 = 15 × 12/25 × 12 = 180/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    56/12 = 56 × 25/12 × 25 = 1400/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/300 - 1400/300 = 180 - 1400/300 = -1220/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -61/15

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