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Subtract 25/9 from 30/14

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 2 7/9

30/14 - 25/9 is -40/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    30/14 = 30 × 9/14 × 9 = 270/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    25/9 = 25 × 14/9 × 14 = 350/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/126 - 350/126 = 270 - 350/126 = -80/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -40/63

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