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.