What is 25/18-13/4?

How much is 2518 minus 134. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 6736
  • - 1 3136
  • 1.8611 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

2518 - 134 = - 6736

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

    Multiples of 18 are   18, 36 ....etc

    Multiples of 4 are   4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36 ...etc

    The LCM of 18 and 4 is 36. So, the common denominator of 2518 and 134 is 36. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2518 - 134
    • 25 * 218 * 2 - 13 * 94 * 9
    • 5036 - 11736
  2. Subtract

    • 5036 - 11736
    • 50 - 11736
    • - 6736

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

Simplify

  • - 6736
  • - 1 3136
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 67 and 36 is 1, the fraction - 6736 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction - 6736 to mixed number

    • - 6736
    • - 1 3136

    67 divided by 36 is 1 with a remainder of 31