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Subtract 6/45 from 45/25

1st number: 1 20/25, 2nd number: 6/45

45/25 - 6/45 is 5/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 45 is 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 9 = 225,
    45/25 = 45 × 9/25 × 9 = 405/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 5 = 225,
    6/45 = 6 × 5/45 × 5 = 30/225
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    405/225 - 30/225 = 405 - 30/225 = 375/225
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/3
  6. In mixed form: 12/3

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