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Subtract 25/6 from 84/12

1st number: 7 0/12, 2nd number: 4 1/6

84/12 - 25/6 is 17/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    84/12 = 84 × 1/12 × 1 = 84/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    25/6 = 25 × 2/6 × 2 = 50/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/12 - 50/12 = 84 - 50/12 = 34/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/6
  6. In mixed form: 25/6

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