Subtract 64/4 and 87/3

64
4
-
87
3
=
-13

What is 64/4 - 87/3

64
4
-
87
3
=

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

64 x 3
4 x 3
-
87 x 4
3 x 4
=
192
12
-
348
12
=
192 - 348
12
=
-156
12

OR

(64 x 3) - (87 x 4)
4 x 3
=
-156
12

Simplify the fraction

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

-156
12
=
-156 ÷ 12
12 ÷ 12
=
-
13
1

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.

-
13
1
=
-13

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