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Subtract 1/45 from 3/25

3/25 - 1/45 is 22/225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 45 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 9 = 225,
    3/25 = 3 × 9/25 × 9 = 27/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 5 = 225,
    1/45 = 1 × 5/45 × 5 = 5/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/225 - 5/225 = 27 - 5/225 = 22/225

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