Subtract 55/47 and 16/53

55
47
-
16
53
=
2163
2491

What is 55/47 - 16/53

55
47
-
16
53
=

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

55 x 53
47 x 53
-
16 x 47
53 x 47
=
2915
2491
-
752
2491
=
2915 - 752
2491
=
2163
2491

OR

(55 x 53) - (16 x 47)
47 x 53
=
2163
2491

Simplify the fraction

2163
2491

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