What is 9/16-5/4?

How much is 916 minus 54. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • - 1116
  • 0.6875

Step by step solution

Subtract

916 - 54 = - 1116

  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 54 is 16. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 916 - 54
    • 9 * 116 * 1 - 5 * 44 * 4
    • 916 - 2016
  2. Subtract

    • 916 - 2016
    • 9 - 2016
    • - 1116

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

Simplify

  • - 1116
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 11 and 16 is 1, the fraction - 1116 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms