Subtract 40/77 and 97/6

40
77
-
97
6
=
-15
299
462

What is 40/77 - 97/6

40
77
-
97
6
=

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

40 x 6
77 x 6
-
97 x 77
6 x 77
=
240
462
-
7469
462
=
240 - 7469
462
=
-7229
462

OR

(40 x 6) - (97 x 77)
77 x 6
=
-7229
462

Simplify the fraction

-7229
462
=

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.

-
7229
462
=
7229 ÷ 462 = 15 +
7229 - (15 x 462)
462
=
-15
299
462

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