What is 3/19-24/28?

How much is 319 minus 2428. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 93133
  • 0.6992 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

319 - 2428 = - 372532

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

    Multiples of 19 are   19, 38, 57, 76, 95, 114, 133, ..., 532 ....etc

    Multiples of 28 are   28, 56, 84, 112, 140, 168, ..., 532 ...etc

    The LCM of 19 and 28 is 532. So, the common denominator of 319 and 2428 is 532. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 319 - 2428
    • 3 * 2819 * 28 - 24 * 1928 * 19
    • 84532 - 456532
  2. Subtract

    • 84532 - 456532
    • 84 - 456532
    • - 372532

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

Simplify

  • - 372532
  • - 93133
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • - 372532
    • - 372 ÷ 4532 ÷ 4
    • - 93133

    The greatest common divisor of 372 and 532 is 4, the fraction - 372532 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 4.