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Subtract 3/25 from 70/4

1st number: 17 2/4, 2nd number: 3/25

70/4 - 3/25 is 869/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 25 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    70/4 = 70 × 25/4 × 25 = 1750/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 4 = 100,
    3/25 = 3 × 4/25 × 4 = 12/100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1750/100 - 12/100 = 1750 - 12/100 = 1738/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 869/50
  6. In mixed form: 1719/50

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