# 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