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Subtract 25/54 from 30/8

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 25/54

30/8 - 25/54 is 355/108.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    30/8 = 30 × 27/8 × 27 = 810/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    25/54 = 25 × 4/54 × 4 = 100/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    810/216 - 100/216 = 810 - 100/216 = 710/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 355/108
  6. In mixed form: 331/108

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