# What is 14/16-23/29?

How much is 1416 minus 2329. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 19232
• 0.0819 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

1416 - 2329 = 38464

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

Multiples of 16 are   16, 32, 48, 64, 80, 96, 112, ..., 464 ....etc

Multiples of 29 are   29, 58, 87, 116, 145, 174, ..., 464 ...etc

The LCM of 16 and 29 is 464. So, the common denominator of 1416 and 2329 is 464. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1416 - 2329
• 14 * 2916 * 29 - 23 * 1629 * 16
• 406464 - 368464
2. ### Subtract

• 406464 - 368464
• 406 - 368464
• 38464

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

Simplify

• 38464
• 19232
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 38464
• 38 ÷ 2464 ÷ 2
• 19232

The greatest common divisor of 38 and 464 is 2, the fraction 38464 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.