What is 22/19-1/17?

How much is 2219 minus 117. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 355323
  • 1 32323
  • 1.0991 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

2219 - 117 = 355323

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

    Multiples of 19 are   19, 38, 57, 76, 95, 114, 133, ..., 323 ....etc

    Multiples of 17 are   17, 34, 51, 68, 85, 102, 119, ..., 323 ...etc

    The LCM of 19 and 17 is 323. So, the common denominator of 2219 and 117 is 323. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2219 - 117
    • 22 * 1719 * 17 - 1 * 1917 * 19
    • 374323 - 19323
  2. Subtract

    • 374323 - 19323
    • 374 - 19323
    • 355323

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

Simplify

  • 355323
  • 1 32323
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 355 and 323 is 1, the fraction 355323 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction 355323 to mixed number

    • 355323
    • 1 32323

    355 divided by 323 is 1 with a remainder of 32