Subtract 31/96 and 99/23

31
96
-
99
23
=
-3
2167
2208

What is 31/96 - 99/23

31
96
-
99
23
=

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

31 x 23
96 x 23
-
99 x 96
23 x 96
=
713
2208
-
9504
2208
=
713 - 9504
2208
=
-8791
2208

OR

(31 x 23) - (99 x 96)
96 x 23
=
-8791
2208

Simplify the fraction

-8791
2208
=

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.

-
8791
2208
=
8791 ÷ 2208 = 3 +
8791 - (3 x 2208)
2208
=
-3
2167
2208

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