What is 14/1-4/9?

How much is 141 minus 49. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 1229
  • 13 59
  • 13.5556 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

141 - 49 = 1229

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

    Multiples of 1 are   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 ....etc

    Multiples of 9 are   9 ...etc

    The LCM of 1 and 9 is 9. So, the common denominator of 141 and 49 is 9. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 141 - 49
    • 14 * 91 * 9 - 4 * 19 * 1
    • 1269 - 49
  2. Subtract

    • 1269 - 49
    • 126 - 49
    • 1229

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

Simplify

  • 1229
  • 13 59
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 122 and 9 is 1, the fraction 1229 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction 1229 to mixed number

    • 1229
    • 13 59

    122 divided by 9 is 13 with a remainder of 5