What is 9/16-14/4?

How much is 916 minus 144. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 4716
  • - 2 1516
  • 2.9375

Step by step solution

Subtract

916 - 144 = - 4716

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

    Multiples of 16 are   16 ....etc

    Multiples of 4 are   4, 8, 12, 16 ...etc

    The LCM of 16 and 4 is 16. So, the common denominator of 916 and 144 is 16. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 916 - 144
    • 9 * 116 * 1 - 14 * 44 * 4
    • 916 - 5616
  2. Subtract

    • 916 - 5616
    • 9 - 5616
    • - 4716

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

Simplify

  • - 4716
  • - 2 1516
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 47 and 16 is 1, the fraction - 4716 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction - 4716 to mixed number

    • - 4716
    • - 2 1516

    47 divided by 16 is 2 with a remainder of 15