What is 14/19-6/12?

How much is 1419 minus 612. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 938
  • 0.2368 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

1419 - 612 = 54228

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

    Multiples of 19 are   19, 38, 57, 76, 95, 114, 133, ..., 228 ....etc

    Multiples of 12 are   12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84, ..., 228 ...etc

    The LCM of 19 and 12 is 228. So, the common denominator of 1419 and 612 is 228. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 1419 - 612
    • 14 * 1219 * 12 - 6 * 1912 * 19
    • 168228 - 114228
  2. Subtract

    • 168228 - 114228
    • 168 - 114228
    • 54228

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

Simplify

  • 54228
  • 938
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 54228
    • 54 ÷ 6228 ÷ 6
    • 938

    The greatest common divisor of 54 and 228 is 6, the fraction 54228 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 6.