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Subtract 45/60 from 50/25

1st number: 2 0/25, 2nd number: 45/60

50/25 - 45/60 is 5/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    50/25 = 50 × 12/25 × 12 = 600/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    45/60 = 45 × 5/60 × 5 = 225/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/300 - 225/300 = 600 - 225/300 = 375/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/4
  6. In mixed form: 11/4

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