What is 25/22-22/24?

How much is 2522 minus 2224. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 29132
  • 0.2197 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

2522 - 2224 = 58264

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

    Multiples of 22 are   22, 44, 66, 88, 110, 132, 154, ..., 264 ....etc

    Multiples of 24 are   24, 48, 72, 96, 120, 144, 168, ..., 264 ...etc

    The LCM of 22 and 24 is 264. So, the common denominator of 2522 and 2224 is 264. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2522 - 2224
    • 25 * 1222 * 12 - 22 * 1124 * 11
    • 300264 - 242264
  2. Subtract

    • 300264 - 242264
    • 300 - 242264
    • 58264

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

Simplify

  • 58264
  • 29132
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 58264
    • 58 ÷ 2264 ÷ 2
    • 29132

    The greatest common divisor of 58 and 264 is 2, the fraction 58264 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.