What is 19/5-18/2?

How much is 195 minus 182. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 265
  • - 5 15
  • 5.2

Step by step solution

Subtract

195 - 182 = - 5210

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

    Multiples of 5 are   5, 10 ....etc

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

    The LCM of 5 and 2 is 10. So, the common denominator of 195 and 182 is 10. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 195 - 182
    • 19 * 25 * 2 - 18 * 52 * 5
    • 3810 - 9010
  2. Subtract

    • 3810 - 9010
    • 38 - 9010
    • - 5210

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

Simplify

  • - 5210
  • - 265
  • - 5 15
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • - 5210
    • - 52 ÷ 210 ÷ 2
    • - 265

    The greatest common divisor of 52 and 10 is 2, the fraction - 5210 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

  2. Convert improper fraction 265 to mixed number

    • - 265
    • - 5 15

    26 divided by 5 is 5 with a remainder of 1