What is 18/6-22/30?

How much is 186 minus 2230. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 3415
  • 2 415
  • 2.2667 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

186 - 2230 = 6830

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

    Multiples of 6 are   6, 12, 18, 24, 30 ....etc

    Multiples of 30 are   30 ...etc

    The LCM of 6 and 30 is 30. So, the common denominator of 186 and 2230 is 30. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 186 - 2230
    • 18 * 56 * 5 - 22 * 130 * 1
    • 9030 - 2230
  2. Subtract

    • 9030 - 2230
    • 90 - 2230
    • 6830

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

Simplify

  • 6830
  • 3415
  • 2 415
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 6830
    • 68 ÷ 230 ÷ 2
    • 3415

    The greatest common divisor of 68 and 30 is 2, the fraction 6830 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

  2. Convert improper fraction 3415 to mixed number

    • 3415
    • 2 415

    34 divided by 15 is 2 with a remainder of 4