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Subtract 25/10 from 54/25

1st number: 2 4/25, 2nd number: 2 5/10

54/25 - 25/10 is -17/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 10 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    54/25 = 54 × 2/25 × 2 = 108/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    25/10 = 25 × 5/10 × 5 = 125/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    108/50 - 125/50 = 108 - 125/50 = -17/50

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