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Subtract 2/25 from 3/2

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 2/25

3/2 - 2/25 is 71/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 25 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    3/2 = 3 × 25/2 × 25 = 75/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    2/25 = 2 × 2/25 × 2 = 4/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/50 - 4/50 = 75 - 4/50 = 71/50
  5. In mixed form: 121/50

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