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Subtract 12/70 from 9/25

9/25 - 12/70 is 33/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 70 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 14 = 350,
    9/25 = 9 × 14/25 × 14 = 126/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    12/70 = 12 × 5/70 × 5 = 60/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/350 - 60/350 = 126 - 60/350 = 66/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/175

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