# What is 15/24-19/8?

How much is 1524 minus 198. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 74
• - 1 34
• 1.75

## Step by step solution

Subtract

1524 - 198 = - 4224

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

Multiples of 24 are   24 ....etc

Multiples of 8 are   8, 16, 24 ...etc

The LCM of 24 and 8 is 24. So, the common denominator of 1524 and 198 is 24. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1524 - 198
• 15 * 124 * 1 - 19 * 38 * 3
• 1524 - 5724
2. ### Subtract

• 1524 - 5724
• 15 - 5724
• - 4224

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

Simplify

• - 4224
• - 74
• - 1 34
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• - 4224
• - 42 ÷ 624 ÷ 6
• - 74

The greatest common divisor of 42 and 24 is 6, the fraction - 4224 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 6.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 74 to mixed number

• - 74
• - 1 34

7 divided by 4 is 1 with a remainder of 3