Subtract 49/44 and 54/12

49
44
-
54
12
=
-3
17
44

What is 49/44 - 54/12

49
44
-
54
12
=

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

49 x 12
44 x 12
-
54 x 44
12 x 44
=
588
528
-
2376
528
=
588 - 2376
528
=
-1788
528

OR

(49 x 12) - (54 x 44)
44 x 12
=
-1788
528

Simplify the fraction

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

-1788
528
=
-1788 ÷ 12
528 ÷ 12
=
-
149
44

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.

-
149
44
=
149 ÷ 44 = 3 +
149 - (3 x 44)
44
=
-3
17
44

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