Subtract 5/26 and 35/78

5
26
-
35
78
=
-10
39

What is 5/26 - 35/78

5
26
-
35
78
=

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

5 x 78
26 x 78
-
35 x 26
78 x 26
=
390
2028
-
910
2028
=
390 - 910
2028
=
-520
2028

OR

(5 x 78) - (35 x 26)
26 x 78
=
-520
2028

Simplify the fraction

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

-520
2028
=
-520 ÷ 52
2028 ÷ 52
=
-
10
39

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2
=
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=
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