# What is 4/25-8/2?

How much is 425 minus 82. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 9625
• - 3 2125
• 3.84

## Step by step solution

Subtract

425 - 82 = - 19250

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

Multiples of 25 are   25, 50 ....etc

Multiples of 2 are   2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, ..., 50 ...etc

The LCM of 25 and 2 is 50. So, the common denominator of 425 and 82 is 50. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 425 - 82
• 4 * 225 * 2 - 8 * 252 * 25
• 850 - 20050
2. ### Subtract

• 850 - 20050
• 8 - 20050
• - 19250

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

Simplify

• - 19250
• - 9625
• - 3 2125
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• - 19250
• - 192 ÷ 250 ÷ 2
• - 9625

The greatest common divisor of 192 and 50 is 2, the fraction - 19250 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 9625 to mixed number

• - 9625
• - 3 2125

96 divided by 25 is 3 with a remainder of 21