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Subtract 70/6 from 28/25

1st number: 1 3/25, 2nd number: 11 4/6

28/25 - 70/6 is -791/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    28/25 = 28 × 6/25 × 6 = 168/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    70/6 = 70 × 25/6 × 25 = 1750/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/150 - 1750/150 = 168 - 1750/150 = -1582/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -791/75

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