Subtract 52/56 and 87/45

52
56
-
87
45
=
-1
1
210

What is 52/56 - 87/45

52
56
-
87
45
=

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

52 x 45
56 x 45
-
87 x 56
45 x 56
=
2340
2520
-
4872
2520
=
2340 - 4872
2520
=
-2532
2520

OR

(52 x 45) - (87 x 56)
56 x 45
=
-2532
2520

Simplify the fraction

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

-2532
2520
=
-2532 ÷ 12
2520 ÷ 12
=
-
211
210

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.

-
211
210
=
211 ÷ 210 = 1 +
211 - (1 x 210)
210
=
-1
1
210

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