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what is (5 3/5 divided by 1 5/9) - (1 1/5) squared?

what is (five and three over five divided by one and five over nine) minus (one and one over five) squared?

the answer is suppose to be 2 4/25 (two and four over twenty-five) but I'm not sure how to work out the second part of the question, (1 1/5) squared.

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    1 1/5 = 6/5

    6/5 squared = 6/5 * 6/5 = 36/25

    5 3/5 = 28/5

    1 5/9 = 14/9

    (26/5)/(14/9) = (26/5) * (9/14) = ?

    Subtract 36/25 from ?.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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