Subtract 13/73 and 78/27

13
73
-
78
27
=
-2
467
657

What is 13/73 - 78/27

13
73
-
78
27
=

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

13 x 27
73 x 27
-
78 x 73
27 x 73
=
351
1971
-
5694
1971
=
351 - 5694
1971
=
-5343
1971

OR

(13 x 27) - (78 x 73)
73 x 27
=
-5343
1971

Simplify the fraction

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

-5343
1971
=
-5343 ÷ 3
1971 ÷ 3
=
-
1781
657

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.

-
1781
657
=
1781 ÷ 657 = 2 +
1781 - (2 x 657)
657
=
-2
467
657

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