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Subtract 45/6 from 36/25

1st number: 1 11/25, 2nd number: 7 3/6

36/25 - 45/6 is -303/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    36/25 = 36 × 6/25 × 6 = 216/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    45/6 = 45 × 25/6 × 25 = 1125/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/150 - 1125/150 = 216 - 1125/150 = -909/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -303/50

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