# What is 6/9-3/26?

How much is 69 minus 326. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 4378
• 0.5513 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

69 - 326 = 129234

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

Multiples of 9 are   9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72, ..., 234 ....etc

Multiples of 26 are   26, 52, 78, 104, 130, 156, ..., 234 ...etc

The LCM of 9 and 26 is 234. So, the common denominator of 69 and 326 is 234. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 69 - 326
• 6 * 269 * 26 - 3 * 926 * 9
• 156234 - 27234
2. ### Subtract

• 156234 - 27234
• 156 - 27234
• 129234

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

Simplify

• 129234
• 4378
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 129234
• 129 ÷ 3234 ÷ 3
• 4378

The greatest common divisor of 129 and 234 is 3, the fraction 129234 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 3.