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