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Subtract 6/75 from 6/2

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 6/75

6/2 - 6/75 is 73/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 75 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 75 = 150,
    6/2 = 6 × 75/2 × 75 = 450/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    6/75 = 6 × 2/75 × 2 = 12/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    450/150 - 12/150 = 450 - 12/150 = 438/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/25
  6. In mixed form: 223/25

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