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Subtract 35/72 from 30/25

1st number: 1 5/25, 2nd number: 35/72

30/25 - 35/72 is 257/360.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 72 is 1800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 72 = 1800,
    30/25 = 30 × 72/25 × 72 = 2160/1800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 25 = 1800,
    35/72 = 35 × 25/72 × 25 = 875/1800
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2160/1800 - 875/1800 = 2160 - 875/1800 = 1285/1800
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 257/360

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