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Subtract 4/10 from 3/25

3/25 - 4/10 is -7/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 10 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    3/25 = 3 × 2/25 × 2 = 6/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    4/10 = 4 × 5/10 × 5 = 20/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/50 - 20/50 = 6 - 20/50 = -14/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/25

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