What is 8/2-25/25?

How much is 82 minus 2525. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

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Step by step solution

Subtract

82 - 2525 = 15050

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

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

    Multiples of 25 are   25, 50 ...etc

    The LCM of 2 and 25 is 50. So, the common denominator of 82 and 2525 is 50. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 82 - 2525
    • 8 * 252 * 25 - 25 * 225 * 2
    • 20050 - 5050
  2. Subtract

    • 20050 - 5050
    • 200 - 5050
    • 15050

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

Simplify

  • 15050
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