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Subtract 4/7 from 4/25

4/25 - 4/7 is -72/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 7 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    4/25 = 4 × 7/25 × 7 = 28/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 25 = 175,
    4/7 = 4 × 25/7 × 25 = 100/175
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/175 - 100/175 = 28 - 100/175 = -72/175

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