Subtract 17/39 and 64/33

17
39
-
64
33
=
-1
72
143

What is 17/39 - 64/33

17
39
-
64
33
=

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

17 x 33
39 x 33
-
64 x 39
33 x 39
=
561
1287
-
2496
1287
=
561 - 2496
1287
=
-1935
1287

OR

(17 x 33) - (64 x 39)
39 x 33
=
-1935
1287

Simplify the fraction

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

-1935
1287
=
-1935 ÷ 9
1287 ÷ 9
=
-
215
143

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.

-
215
143
=
215 ÷ 143 = 1 +
215 - (1 x 143)
143
=
-1
72
143

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