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25 - 36 is -110.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 5 and 6 is**30**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,

25 = 2 × 65 × 6 = 1230 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,

36 = 3 × 56 × 5 = 1530 - Subtract the two like fractions:

1230 - 1530 = 12 - 1530 = -330 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -110

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