Subtract 65/39 and 85/1

65
39
-
85
1
=
-83
1
3

What is 65/39 - 85/1

65
39
-
85
1
=

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

65 x 1
39 x 1
-
85 x 39
1 x 39
=
65
39
-
3315
39
=
65 - 3315
39
=
-3250
39

OR

(65 x 1) - (85 x 39)
39 x 1
=
-3250
39

Simplify the fraction

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

-3250
39
=
-3250 ÷ 13
39 ÷ 13
=
-
250
3

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.

-
250
3
=
250 ÷ 3 = 83 +
250 - (83 x 3)
3
=
-83
1
3

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