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Subtract 24/84 from 3/25

3/25 - 24/84 is -29/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 84 is 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 84 = 2100,
    3/25 = 3 × 84/25 × 84 = 252/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,
    24/84 = 24 × 25/84 × 25 = 600/2100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/2100 - 600/2100 = 252 - 600/2100 = -348/2100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -29/175

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