What is 10/25-25/10?

How much is 1025 minus 2510. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 2110
  • - 2 110
  • 2.1

Step by step solution

Subtract

1025 - 2510 = - 10550

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

    Multiples of 25 are   25, 50 ....etc

    Multiples of 10 are   10, 20, 30, 40, 50 ...etc

    The LCM of 25 and 10 is 50. So, the common denominator of 1025 and 2510 is 50. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 1025 - 2510
    • 10 * 225 * 2 - 25 * 510 * 5
    • 2050 - 12550
  2. Subtract

    • 2050 - 12550
    • 20 - 12550
    • - 10550

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

Simplify

  • - 10550
  • - 2110
  • - 2 110
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • - 10550
    • - 105 ÷ 550 ÷ 5
    • - 2110

    The greatest common divisor of 105 and 50 is 5, the fraction - 10550 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 5.

  2. Convert improper fraction 2110 to mixed number

    • - 2110
    • - 2 110

    21 divided by 10 is 2 with a remainder of 1