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Subtract 15/50 from 6/25

6/25 - 15/50 is -3/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    6/25 = 6 × 2/25 × 2 = 12/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    15/50 = 15 × 1/50 × 1 = 15/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/50 - 15/50 = 12 - 15/50 = -3/50

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