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