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Subtract 1/36 from 25/84

25/84 - 1/36 is 17/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    25/84 = 25 × 3/84 × 3 = 75/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    1/36 = 1 × 7/36 × 7 = 7/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/252 - 7/252 = 75 - 7/252 = 68/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/63

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