What is 25/22-3/7?

How much is 2522 minus 37. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 109154
  • 0.7078 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

2522 - 37 = 109154

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

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

    Multiples of 7 are   7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, ..., 154 ...etc

    The LCM of 22 and 7 is 154. So, the common denominator of 2522 and 37 is 154. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2522 - 37
    • 25 * 722 * 7 - 3 * 227 * 22
    • 175154 - 66154
  2. Subtract

    • 175154 - 66154
    • 175 - 66154
    • 109154

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

Simplify

  • 109154
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 109 and 154 is 1, the fraction 109154 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms