# What is 1/4-20/13?

How much is 14 minus 2013. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 6752
• - 1 1552
• 1.2885 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

14 - 2013 = - 6752

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

Multiples of 4 are   4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, ..., 52 ....etc

Multiples of 13 are   13, 26, 39, 52 ...etc

The LCM of 4 and 13 is 52. So, the common denominator of 14 and 2013 is 52. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 14 - 2013
• 1 * 134 * 13 - 20 * 413 * 4
• 1352 - 8052
2. ### Subtract

• 1352 - 8052
• 13 - 8052
• - 6752

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

Simplify

• - 6752
• - 1 1552
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 67 and 52 is 1, the fraction - 6752 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

2. ### Convert improper fraction - 6752 to mixed number

• - 6752
• - 1 1552

67 divided by 52 is 1 with a remainder of 15