# What is 10/26-3/3?

How much is 1026 minus 33. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 813
• 0.6154 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

1026 - 33 = - 4878

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

Multiples of 26 are   26, 52, 78 ....etc

Multiples of 3 are   3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, ..., 78 ...etc

The LCM of 26 and 3 is 78. So, the common denominator of 1026 and 33 is 78. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1026 - 33
• 10 * 326 * 3 - 3 * 263 * 26
• 3078 - 7878
2. ### Subtract

• 3078 - 7878
• 30 - 7878
• - 4878

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

Simplify

• - 4878
• - 813
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• - 4878
• - 48 ÷ 678 ÷ 6
• - 813

The greatest common divisor of 48 and 78 is 6, the fraction - 4878 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 6.