What is 24/28-19/13?

How much is 2428 minus 1913. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 5591
  • 0.6044 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

2428 - 1913 = - 220364

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

    Multiples of 28 are   28, 56, 84, 112, 140, 168, ..., 364 ....etc

    Multiples of 13 are   13, 26, 39, 52, 65, 78, 91, ..., 364 ...etc

    The LCM of 28 and 13 is 364. So, the common denominator of 2428 and 1913 is 364. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2428 - 1913
    • 24 * 1328 * 13 - 19 * 2813 * 28
    • 312364 - 532364
  2. Subtract

    • 312364 - 532364
    • 312 - 532364
    • - 220364

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

Simplify

  • - 220364
  • - 5591
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • - 220364
    • - 220 ÷ 4364 ÷ 4
    • - 5591

    The greatest common divisor of 220 and 364 is 4, the fraction - 220364 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 4.