Subtract 24/50 and 74/19

24
50
-
74
19
=
-3
197
475

What is 24/50 - 74/19

24
50
-
74
19
=

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

24 x 19
50 x 19
-
74 x 50
19 x 50
=
456
950
-
3700
950
=
456 - 3700
950
=
-3244
950

OR

(24 x 19) - (74 x 50)
50 x 19
=
-3244
950

Simplify the fraction

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

-3244
950
=
-3244 ÷ 2
950 ÷ 2
=
-
1622
475

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.

-
1622
475
=
1622 ÷ 475 = 3 +
1622 - (3 x 475)
475
=
-3
197
475

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