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