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