Subtract 23/59 and 65/4

23
59
-
65
4
=
-15
203
236

What is 23/59 - 65/4

23
59
-
65
4
=

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

23 x 4
59 x 4
-
65 x 59
4 x 59
=
92
236
-
3835
236
=
92 - 3835
236
=
-3743
236

OR

(23 x 4) - (65 x 59)
59 x 4
=
-3743
236

Simplify the fraction

-3743
236
=

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.

-
3743
236
=
3743 ÷ 236 = 15 +
3743 - (15 x 236)
236
=
-15
203
236

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