What is 21/71 - 49/36
In order to make fractions have the same denominator, multiply the numerator and denominator of each fraction by the denominator of the other
|(21 x 36) - (49 x 71)|
|71 x 36|
Simplify the fraction
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.