# What is 1/8-10/1?

How much is 18 minus 101. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 798
• - 9 78
• 9.875

## Step by step solution

Subtract

18 - 101 = - 798

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

Multiples of 8 are   8 ....etc

Multiples of 1 are   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 ...etc

The LCM of 8 and 1 is 8. So, the common denominator of 18 and 101 is 8. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 18 - 101
• 1 * 18 * 1 - 10 * 81 * 8
• 18 - 808
2. ### Subtract

• 18 - 808
• 1 - 808
• - 798

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

Simplify

• - 798
• - 9 78
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 79 and 8 is 1, the fraction - 798 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

2. ### Convert improper fraction - 798 to mixed number

• - 798
• - 9 78

79 divided by 8 is 9 with a remainder of 7