Subtract 73/36 and 8/32

73
36
-
8
32
=
1
7
9

What is 73/36 - 8/32

73
36
-
8
32
=

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

73 x 32
36 x 32
-
8 x 36
32 x 36
=
2336
1152
-
288
1152
=
2336 - 288
1152
=
2048
1152

OR

(73 x 32) - (8 x 36)
36 x 32
=
2048
1152

Simplify the fraction

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

2048
1152
=
2048 ÷ 128
1152 ÷ 128
=
16
9

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.

16
9
=
16 ÷ 9 = 1 +
16 - (1 x 9)
9
=
1
7
9

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