What is 13/4-9/30?

How much is 134 minus 930. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 5920
  • 2 1920
  • 2.95

Step by step solution

Subtract

134 - 930 = 17760

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

    Multiples of 4 are   4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, ..., 60 ....etc

    Multiples of 30 are   30, 60 ...etc

    The LCM of 4 and 30 is 60. So, the common denominator of 134 and 930 is 60. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 134 - 930
    • 13 * 154 * 15 - 9 * 230 * 2
    • 19560 - 1860
  2. Subtract

    • 19560 - 1860
    • 195 - 1860
    • 17760

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

Simplify

  • 17760
  • 5920
  • 2 1920
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 17760
    • 177 ÷ 360 ÷ 3
    • 5920

    The greatest common divisor of 177 and 60 is 3, the fraction 17760 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 3.

  2. Convert improper fraction 5920 to mixed number

    • 5920
    • 2 1920

    59 divided by 20 is 2 with a remainder of 19