What is 22/2-15/10?

How much is 222 minus 1510. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 192
  • 9 12
  • 9.5

Step by step solution

Subtract

222 - 1510 = 9510

  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 222 and 1510 is 10. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 222 - 1510
    • 22 * 52 * 5 - 15 * 110 * 1
    • 11010 - 1510
  2. Subtract

    • 11010 - 1510
    • 110 - 1510
    • 9510

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

Simplify

  • 9510
  • 192
  • 9 12
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 9510
    • 95 ÷ 510 ÷ 5
    • 192

    The greatest common divisor of 95 and 10 is 5, the fraction 9510 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 5.

  2. Convert improper fraction 192 to mixed number

    • 192
    • 9 12

    19 divided by 2 is 9 with a remainder of 1