# What is 24/11-5/20?

How much is 2411 minus 520. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 8544
• 1 4144
• 1.9318 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

2411 - 520 = 425220

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

Multiples of 11 are   11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77, ..., 220 ....etc

Multiples of 20 are   20, 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 140, ..., 220 ...etc

The LCM of 11 and 20 is 220. So, the common denominator of 2411 and 520 is 220. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 2411 - 520
• 24 * 2011 * 20 - 5 * 1120 * 11
• 480220 - 55220
2. ### Subtract

• 480220 - 55220
• 480 - 55220
• 425220

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

Simplify

• 425220
• 8544
• 1 4144
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 425220
• 425 ÷ 5220 ÷ 5
• 8544

The greatest common divisor of 425 and 220 is 5, the fraction 425220 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 5.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 8544 to mixed number

• 8544
• 1 4144

85 divided by 44 is 1 with a remainder of 41