# What is 25/27-18/6?

How much is 2527 minus 186. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 5627
• - 2 227
• 2.0741 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

2527 - 186 = - 11254

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

Multiples of 27 are   27, 54 ....etc

Multiples of 6 are   6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54 ...etc

The LCM of 27 and 6 is 54. So, the common denominator of 2527 and 186 is 54. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 2527 - 186
• 25 * 227 * 2 - 18 * 96 * 9
• 5054 - 16254
2. ### Subtract

• 5054 - 16254
• 50 - 16254
• - 11254

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

Simplify

• - 11254
• - 5627
• - 2 227
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• - 11254
• - 112 ÷ 254 ÷ 2
• - 5627

The greatest common divisor of 112 and 54 is 2, the fraction - 11254 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 5627 to mixed number

• - 5627
• - 2 227

56 divided by 27 is 2 with a remainder of 2