What is 23/19-11/24?

How much is 2319 minus 1124. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 343456
  • 0.7522 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

2319 - 1124 = 343456

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

    Multiples of 19 are   19, 38, 57, 76, 95, 114, 133, ..., 456 ....etc

    Multiples of 24 are   24, 48, 72, 96, 120, 144, 168, ..., 456 ...etc

    The LCM of 19 and 24 is 456. So, the common denominator of 2319 and 1124 is 456. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2319 - 1124
    • 23 * 2419 * 24 - 11 * 1924 * 19
    • 552456 - 209456
  2. Subtract

    • 552456 - 209456
    • 552 - 209456
    • 343456

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

Simplify

  • 343456
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 343 and 456 is 1, the fraction 343456 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms