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Subtract 8/42 from 30/25

1st number: 1 5/25, 2nd number: 8/42

30/25 - 8/42 is 106/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 42 = 1050,
    30/25 = 30 × 42/25 × 42 = 1260/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    8/42 = 8 × 25/42 × 25 = 200/1050
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1260/1050 - 200/1050 = 1260 - 200/1050 = 1060/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 106/105
  6. In mixed form: 11/105

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