Subtract 48/42 and 22/21

48
42
-
22
21
=
2
21

What is 48/42 - 22/21

48
42
-
22
21
=

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

48 x 21
42 x 21
-
22 x 42
21 x 42
=
1008
882
-
924
882
=
1008 - 924
882
=
84
882

OR

(48 x 21) - (22 x 42)
42 x 21
=
84
882

Simplify the fraction

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

84
882
=
84 ÷ 42
882 ÷ 42
=
2
21

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