What is 3/1-6/24?

How much is 31 minus 624. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 114
  • 2 34
  • 2.75

Step by step solution

Subtract

31 - 624 = 6624

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

    Multiples of 1 are   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, ..., 24 ....etc

    Multiples of 24 are   24 ...etc

    The LCM of 1 and 24 is 24. So, the common denominator of 31 and 624 is 24. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 31 - 624
    • 3 * 241 * 24 - 6 * 124 * 1
    • 7224 - 624
  2. Subtract

    • 7224 - 624
    • 72 - 624
    • 6624

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

Simplify

  • 6624
  • 114
  • 2 34
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 6624
    • 66 ÷ 624 ÷ 6
    • 114

    The greatest common divisor of 66 and 24 is 6, the fraction 6624 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 6.

  2. Convert improper fraction 114 to mixed number

    • 114
    • 2 34

    11 divided by 4 is 2 with a remainder of 3