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Subtract 16/12 from 3/25

1st number: 3/25, 2nd number: 1 4/12

3/25 - 16/12 is -91/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    3/25 = 3 × 12/25 × 12 = 36/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    16/12 = 16 × 25/12 × 25 = 400/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/300 - 400/300 = 36 - 400/300 = -364/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -91/75

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