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Subtract 84/25 from 5/10

1st number: 5/10, 2nd number: 3 9/25

5/10 - 84/25 is -143/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 25 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    5/10 = 5 × 5/10 × 5 = 25/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    84/25 = 84 × 2/25 × 2 = 168/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    25/50 - 168/50 = 25 - 168/50 = -143/50

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