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Subtract 5/7 from 3/25

3/25 - 5/7 is -104/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 7 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    3/25 = 3 × 7/25 × 7 = 21/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 25 = 175,
    5/7 = 5 × 25/7 × 25 = 125/175
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/175 - 125/175 = 21 - 125/175 = -104/175

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