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Subtract 1/6 from 25/3

1st number: 8 1/3, 2nd number: 1/6

25/3 - 1/6 is 49/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    25/3 = 25 × 2/3 × 2 = 50/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    1/6 = 1 × 1/6 × 1 = 1/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/6 - 1/6 = 50 - 1/6 = 49/6
  5. In mixed form: 81/6

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