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Subtract 24/54 from 36/25

1st number: 1 11/25, 2nd number: 24/54

36/25 - 24/54 is 224/225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 54 = 1350,
    36/25 = 36 × 54/25 × 54 = 1944/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    24/54 = 24 × 25/54 × 25 = 600/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1944/1350 - 600/1350 = 1944 - 600/1350 = 1344/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 224/225

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