What is 24/19-19/18?

How much is 2419 minus 1918. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 71342
  • 0.2076 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

2419 - 1918 = 71342

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

    Multiples of 19 are   19, 38, 57, 76, 95, 114, 133, ..., 342 ....etc

    Multiples of 18 are   18, 36, 54, 72, 90, 108, 126, ..., 342 ...etc

    The LCM of 19 and 18 is 342. So, the common denominator of 2419 and 1918 is 342. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2419 - 1918
    • 24 * 1819 * 18 - 19 * 1918 * 19
    • 432342 - 361342
  2. Subtract

    • 432342 - 361342
    • 432 - 361342
    • 71342

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

Simplify

  • 71342
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 71 and 342 is 1, the fraction 71342 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms