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Subtract 1/9 from 3/25

3/25 - 1/9 is 2/225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 9 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 9 × 25 = 225,
    1/9 = 1 × 25/9 × 25 = 25/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/225 - 25/225 = 27 - 25/225 = 2/225

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