# 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