Subtract 16/29 and 92/42

16
29
-
92
42
=
-1
389
609

What is 16/29 - 92/42

16
29
-
92
42
=

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

16 x 42
29 x 42
-
92 x 29
42 x 29
=
672
1218
-
2668
1218
=
672 - 2668
1218
=
-1996
1218

OR

(16 x 42) - (92 x 29)
29 x 42
=
-1996
1218

Simplify the fraction

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

-1996
1218
=
-1996 ÷ 2
1218 ÷ 2
=
-
998
609

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.

-
998
609
=
998 ÷ 609 = 1 +
998 - (1 x 609)
609
=
-1
389
609

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