What is 6/29-6/7?

How much is 629 minus 67. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 132203
  • 0.6502 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Subtract

629 - 67 = - 132203

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

    Multiples of 29 are   29, 58, 87, 116, 145, 174, 203 ....etc

    Multiples of 7 are   7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, ..., 203 ...etc

    The LCM of 29 and 7 is 203. So, the common denominator of 629 and 67 is 203. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 629 - 67
    • 6 * 729 * 7 - 6 * 297 * 29
    • 42203 - 174203
  2. Subtract

    • 42203 - 174203
    • 42 - 174203
    • - 132203

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

Simplify

  • - 132203
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 132 and 203 is 1, the fraction - 132203 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms