What is 22/15-15/20?

How much is 2215 minus 1520. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 4360
  • 0.7167 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

2215 - 1520 = 4360

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

    Multiples of 15 are   15, 30, 45, 60 ....etc

    Multiples of 20 are   20, 40, 60 ...etc

    The LCM of 15 and 20 is 60. So, the common denominator of 2215 and 1520 is 60. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2215 - 1520
    • 22 * 415 * 4 - 15 * 320 * 3
    • 8860 - 4560
  2. Subtract

    • 8860 - 4560
    • 88 - 4560
    • 4360

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

Simplify

  • 4360
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 43 and 60 is 1, the fraction 4360 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms