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Subtract 3/7 from 25/6

1st number: 4 1/6, 2nd number: 3/7

25/6 - 3/7 is 157/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    25/6 = 25 × 7/6 × 7 = 175/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    3/7 = 3 × 6/7 × 6 = 18/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/42 - 18/42 = 175 - 18/42 = 157/42
  5. In mixed form: 331/42

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