Subtract 5/28 and 49/35

5
28
-
49
35
=
-1
31
140

What is 5/28 - 49/35

5
28
-
49
35
=

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 35
28 x 35
-
49 x 28
35 x 28
=
175
980
-
1372
980
=
175 - 1372
980
=
-1197
980

OR

(5 x 35) - (49 x 28)
28 x 35
=
-1197
980

Simplify the fraction

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

-1197
980
=
-1197 ÷ 7
980 ÷ 7
=
-
171
140

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.

-
171
140
=
171 ÷ 140 = 1 +
171 - (1 x 140)
140
=
-1
31
140

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