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Subtract 40/12 from 6/25

1st number: 6/25, 2nd number: 3 4/12

6/25 - 40/12 is -232/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    6/25 = 6 × 12/25 × 12 = 72/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    40/12 = 40 × 25/12 × 25 = 1000/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    72/300 - 1000/300 = 72 - 1000/300 = -928/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -232/75

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