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Subtract 3/45 from 3/25

3/25 - 3/45 is 4/75.

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,
    3/45 = 3 × 5/45 × 5 = 15/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/225 - 15/225 = 27 - 15/225 = 12/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/75

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