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Subtract 8/42 from 75/25

1st number: 3 0/25, 2nd number: 8/42

75/25 - 8/42 is 59/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 42 = 1050,
    75/25 = 75 × 42/25 × 42 = 3150/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    8/42 = 8 × 25/42 × 25 = 200/1050
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3150/1050 - 200/1050 = 3150 - 200/1050 = 2950/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/21
  6. In mixed form: 217/21

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