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Subtract 2/8 from 7/25

7/25 - 2/8 is 3/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    7/25 = 7 × 8/25 × 8 = 56/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    2/8 = 2 × 25/8 × 25 = 50/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/200 - 50/200 = 56 - 50/200 = 6/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/100

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