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Subtract 8/25 from 5/3

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 8/25

5/3 - 8/25 is 101/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 25 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 25 = 75,
    5/3 = 5 × 25/3 × 25 = 125/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 3 = 75,
    8/25 = 8 × 3/25 × 3 = 24/75
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    125/75 - 24/75 = 125 - 24/75 = 101/75
  5. In mixed form: 126/75

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