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Subtract 45/36 from 4/25

1st number: 4/25, 2nd number: 1 9/36

4/25 - 45/36 is -109/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 36 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 36 = 900,
    4/25 = 4 × 36/25 × 36 = 144/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    45/36 = 45 × 25/36 × 25 = 1125/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    144/900 - 1125/900 = 144 - 1125/900 = -981/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -109/100

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