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