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Subtract 25/10 from 3/6

1st number: 3/6, 2nd number: 2 5/10

3/6 - 25/10 is -2/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    3/6 = 3 × 5/6 × 5 = 15/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    25/10 = 25 × 3/10 × 3 = 75/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/30 - 75/30 = 15 - 75/30 = -60/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/1

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