# 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