# What is 21/14-25/26?

How much is 2114 minus 2526. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 713
• 0.5385 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

2114 - 2526 = 98182

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

Multiples of 14 are   14, 28, 42, 56, 70, 84, 98, ..., 182 ....etc

Multiples of 26 are   26, 52, 78, 104, 130, 156, 182 ...etc

The LCM of 14 and 26 is 182. So, the common denominator of 2114 and 2526 is 182. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 2114 - 2526
• 21 * 1314 * 13 - 25 * 726 * 7
• 273182 - 175182
2. ### Subtract

• 273182 - 175182
• 273 - 175182
• 98182

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

Simplify

• 98182
• 713
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 98182
• 98 ÷ 14182 ÷ 14
• 713

The greatest common divisor of 98 and 182 is 14, the fraction 98182 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 14.