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Subtract 8/6 from 9/25

1st number: 9/25, 2nd number: 1 2/6

9/25 - 8/6 is -73/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    9/25 = 9 × 6/25 × 6 = 54/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    8/6 = 8 × 25/6 × 25 = 200/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/150 - 200/150 = 54 - 200/150 = -146/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -73/75

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