Subtract 36/16 and 54/57

36
16
-
54
57
=
1
23
76

What is 36/16 - 54/57

36
16
-
54
57
=

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

36 x 57
16 x 57
-
54 x 16
57 x 16
=
2052
912
-
864
912
=
2052 - 864
912
=
1188
912

OR

(36 x 57) - (54 x 16)
16 x 57
=
1188
912

Simplify the fraction

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

1188
912
=
1188 ÷ 12
912 ÷ 12
=
99
76

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.

99
76
=
99 ÷ 76 = 1 +
99 - (1 x 76)
76
=
1
23
76

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