# What is 22/26-18/24?

How much is 2226 minus 1824. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 552
• 0.0962 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

2226 - 1824 = 30312

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

Multiples of 26 are   26, 52, 78, 104, 130, 156, ..., 312 ....etc

Multiples of 24 are   24, 48, 72, 96, 120, 144, 168, ..., 312 ...etc

The LCM of 26 and 24 is 312. So, the common denominator of 2226 and 1824 is 312. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 2226 - 1824
• 22 * 1226 * 12 - 18 * 1324 * 13
• 264312 - 234312
2. ### Subtract

• 264312 - 234312
• 264 - 234312
• 30312

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

Simplify

• 30312
• 552
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 30312
• 30 ÷ 6312 ÷ 6
• 552

The greatest common divisor of 30 and 312 is 6, the fraction 30312 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 6.