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Subtract 45/18 from 8/25

1st number: 8/25, 2nd number: 2 9/18

8/25 - 45/18 is -109/50.

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,
    8/25 = 8 × 18/25 × 18 = 144/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    45/18 = 45 × 25/18 × 25 = 1125/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    144/450 - 1125/450 = 144 - 1125/450 = -981/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -109/50

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