What is 10/19-17/9?

How much is 1019 minus 179. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 233171
  • - 1 62171
  • 1.3626 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

1019 - 179 = - 233171

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

    Multiples of 19 are   19, 38, 57, 76, 95, 114, 133, ..., 171 ....etc

    Multiples of 9 are   9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72, ..., 171 ...etc

    The LCM of 19 and 9 is 171. So, the common denominator of 1019 and 179 is 171. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 1019 - 179
    • 10 * 919 * 9 - 17 * 199 * 19
    • 90171 - 323171
  2. Subtract

    • 90171 - 323171
    • 90 - 323171
    • - 233171

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

Simplify

  • - 233171
  • - 1 62171
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 233 and 171 is 1, the fraction - 233171 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction - 233171 to mixed number

    • - 233171
    • - 1 62171

    233 divided by 171 is 1 with a remainder of 62