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Subtract 20/18 from 25/3

1st number: 8 1/3, 2nd number: 1 2/18

25/3 - 20/18 is 65/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    25/3 = 25 × 6/3 × 6 = 150/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    20/18 = 20 × 1/18 × 1 = 20/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/18 - 20/18 = 150 - 20/18 = 130/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/9
  6. In mixed form: 72/9

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