Subtract 1/59 and 84/32

1
59
-
84
32
=
-2
287
472

What is 1/59 - 84/32

1
59
-
84
32
=

In order to make fractions have the same denominator, multiply the numerator and denominator of each fraction by the denominator of the other

1 x 32
59 x 32
-
84 x 59
32 x 59
=
32
1888
-
4956
1888
=
32 - 4956
1888
=
-4924
1888

OR

(1 x 32) - (84 x 59)
59 x 32
=
-4924
1888

Simplify the fraction

Divide each part of the fraction with the greatest common factor to simplify the fraction

-4924
1888
=
-4924 ÷ 4
1888 ÷ 4
=
-
1231
472

Because the numerator greater than the denominator, so we have an improper fraction, which means we can simplify it by converting the improper fraction to a mixed number.

Improper fraction to mixed number, get the whole number by dividing the numerator with the denominator, then subtract the numerator by the whole number multiplied by the denominator.

-
1231
472
=
1231 ÷ 472 = 2 +
1231 - (2 x 472)
472
=
-2
287
472

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