Subtract 74/36 and 2/88

74
36
-
2
88
=
2
13
396

What is 74/36 - 2/88

74
36
-
2
88
=

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

74 x 88
36 x 88
-
2 x 36
88 x 36
=
6512
3168
-
72
3168
=
6512 - 72
3168
=
6440
3168

OR

(74 x 88) - (2 x 36)
36 x 88
=
6440
3168

Simplify the fraction

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

6440
3168
=
6440 ÷ 8
3168 ÷ 8
=
805
396

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.

805
396
=
805 ÷ 396 = 2 +
805 - (2 x 396)
396
=
2
13
396

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