# What is 19/28-12/27?

How much is 1928 minus 1227. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 59252
• 0.2341 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

1928 - 1227 = 177756

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

Multiples of 28 are   28, 56, 84, 112, 140, 168, ..., 756 ....etc

Multiples of 27 are   27, 54, 81, 108, 135, 162, ..., 756 ...etc

The LCM of 28 and 27 is 756. So, the common denominator of 1928 and 1227 is 756. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1928 - 1227
• 19 * 2728 * 27 - 12 * 2827 * 28
• 513756 - 336756
2. ### Subtract

• 513756 - 336756
• 513 - 336756
• 177756

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

Simplify

• 177756
• 59252
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 177756
• 177 ÷ 3756 ÷ 3
• 59252

The greatest common divisor of 177 and 756 is 3, the fraction 177756 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 3.