# What is 18/2-3/10?

How much is 182 minus 310. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 8710
• 8 710
• 8.7

## Step by step solution

Subtract

182 - 310 = 8710

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

Multiples of 2 are   2, 4, 6, 8, 10 ....etc

Multiples of 10 are   10 ...etc

The LCM of 2 and 10 is 10. So, the common denominator of 182 and 310 is 10. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 182 - 310
• 18 * 52 * 5 - 3 * 110 * 1
• 9010 - 310
2. ### Subtract

• 9010 - 310
• 90 - 310
• 8710

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

Simplify

• 8710
• 8 710
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 87 and 10 is 1, the fraction 8710 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

2. ### Convert improper fraction 8710 to mixed number

• 8710
• 8 710

87 divided by 10 is 8 with a remainder of 7