Subtract 49/47 and 81/3

49
47
-
81
3
=
-25
45
47

What is 49/47 - 81/3

49
47
-
81
3
=

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 3
47 x 3
-
81 x 47
3 x 47
=
147
141
-
3807
141
=
147 - 3807
141
=
-3660
141

OR

(49 x 3) - (81 x 47)
47 x 3
=
-3660
141

Simplify the fraction

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

-3660
141
=
-3660 ÷ 3
141 ÷ 3
=
-
1220
47

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.

-
1220
47
=
1220 ÷ 47 = 25 +
1220 - (25 x 47)
47
=
-25
45
47

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