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Subtract 3/7 from 2/25

2/25 - 3/7 is -61/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 7 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    2/25 = 2 × 7/25 × 7 = 14/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 25 = 175,
    3/7 = 3 × 25/7 × 25 = 75/175
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/175 - 75/175 = 14 - 75/175 = -61/175

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