Subtract 34/18 and 75/5

34
18
-
75
5
=
-13
1
9

What is 34/18 - 75/5

34
18
-
75
5
=

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

34 x 5
18 x 5
-
75 x 18
5 x 18
=
170
90
-
1350
90
=
170 - 1350
90
=
-1180
90

OR

(34 x 5) - (75 x 18)
18 x 5
=
-1180
90

Simplify the fraction

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

-1180
90
=
-1180 ÷ 10
90 ÷ 10
=
-
118
9

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.

-
118
9
=
118 ÷ 9 = 13 +
118 - (13 x 9)
9
=
-13
1
9

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