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Subtract 4/25 from 25/2

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

25/2 - 4/25 is 617/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 25 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    25/2 = 25 × 25/2 × 25 = 625/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    4/25 = 4 × 2/25 × 2 = 8/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    625/50 - 8/50 = 625 - 8/50 = 617/50
  5. In mixed form: 1217/50

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