What is 17/7-25/14?

How much is 177 minus 2514. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 914
  • 0.6429 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

177 - 2514 = 914

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

    Multiples of 7 are   7, 14 ....etc

    Multiples of 14 are   14 ...etc

    The LCM of 7 and 14 is 14. So, the common denominator of 177 and 2514 is 14. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 177 - 2514
    • 17 * 27 * 2 - 25 * 114 * 1
    • 3414 - 2514
  2. Subtract

    • 3414 - 2514
    • 34 - 2514
    • 914

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

Simplify

  • 914
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 9 and 14 is 1, the fraction 914 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms