What is 1/19-2/25?

How much is 119 minus 225. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 13475
  • 0.0274 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

119 - 225 = - 13475

  1. Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

    Multiples of 19 are   19, 38, 57, 76, 95, 114, 133, ..., 475 ....etc

    Multiples of 25 are   25, 50, 75, 100, 125, 150, ..., 475 ...etc

    The LCM of 19 and 25 is 475. So, the common denominator of 119 and 225 is 475. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 119 - 225
    • 1 * 2519 * 25 - 2 * 1925 * 19
    • 25475 - 38475
  2. Subtract

    • 25475 - 38475
    • 25 - 38475
    • - 13475

    Subtract the numerators and place the difference over the common denominator.

Simplify

  • - 13475
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 13 and 475 is 1, the fraction - 13475 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms