# What is 14/7-25/17?

How much is 147 minus 2517. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 917
• 0.5294 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

147 - 2517 = 63119

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

Multiples of 7 are   7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, ..., 119 ....etc

Multiples of 17 are   17, 34, 51, 68, 85, 102, 119 ...etc

The LCM of 7 and 17 is 119. So, the common denominator of 147 and 2517 is 119. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 147 - 2517
• 14 * 177 * 17 - 25 * 717 * 7
• 238119 - 175119
2. ### Subtract

• 238119 - 175119
• 238 - 175119
• 63119

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

Simplify

• 63119
• 917
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 63119
• 63 ÷ 7119 ÷ 7
• 917

The greatest common divisor of 63 and 119 is 7, the fraction 63119 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 7.