Subtract 43/48 and 29/12

43
48
-
29
12
=
-1
25
48

What is 43/48 - 29/12

43
48
-
29
12
=

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

43 x 12
48 x 12
-
29 x 48
12 x 48
=
516
576
-
1392
576
=
516 - 1392
576
=
-876
576

OR

(43 x 12) - (29 x 48)
48 x 12
=
-876
576

Simplify the fraction

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

-876
576
=
-876 ÷ 12
576 ÷ 12
=
-
73
48

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.

-
73
48
=
73 ÷ 48 = 1 +
73 - (1 x 48)
48
=
-1
25
48

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