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Subtract 40/18 from 6/25

1st number: 6/25, 2nd number: 2 4/18

6/25 - 40/18 is -446/225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 18 = 450,
    6/25 = 6 × 18/25 × 18 = 108/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    40/18 = 40 × 25/18 × 25 = 1000/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    108/450 - 1000/450 = 108 - 1000/450 = -892/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -446/225

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