What is 22/20-23/25?

How much is 2220 minus 2325. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 950
  • 0.18

Step by step solution

Subtract

2220 - 2325 = 18100

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

    Multiples of 20 are   20, 40, 60, 80, 100 ....etc

    Multiples of 25 are   25, 50, 75, 100 ...etc

    The LCM of 20 and 25 is 100. So, the common denominator of 2220 and 2325 is 100. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2220 - 2325
    • 22 * 520 * 5 - 23 * 425 * 4
    • 110100 - 92100
  2. Subtract

    • 110100 - 92100
    • 110 - 92100
    • 18100

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

Simplify

  • 18100
  • 950
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 18100
    • 18 ÷ 2100 ÷ 2
    • 950

    The greatest common divisor of 18 and 100 is 2, the fraction 18100 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.