# What is 22/8-10/17?

How much is 228 minus 1017. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 14768
• 2 1168
• 2.1618 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

228 - 1017 = 294136

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

Multiples of 8 are   8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, 56, 64, ..., 136 ....etc

Multiples of 17 are   17, 34, 51, 68, 85, 102, 119, 136 ...etc

The LCM of 8 and 17 is 136. So, the common denominator of 228 and 1017 is 136. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 228 - 1017
• 22 * 178 * 17 - 10 * 817 * 8
• 374136 - 80136
2. ### Subtract

• 374136 - 80136
• 374 - 80136
• 294136

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

Simplify

• 294136
• 14768
• 2 1168
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 294136
• 294 ÷ 2136 ÷ 2
• 14768

The greatest common divisor of 294 and 136 is 2, the fraction 294136 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 14768 to mixed number

• 14768
• 2 1168

147 divided by 68 is 2 with a remainder of 11