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.