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Subtract 8/6 from 25/10

1st number: 2 5/10, 2nd number: 1 2/6

25/10 - 8/6 is 7/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    25/10 = 25 × 3/10 × 3 = 75/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    8/6 = 8 × 5/6 × 5 = 40/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/30 - 40/30 = 75 - 40/30 = 35/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/6
  6. In mixed form: 11/6

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