Subtract 8/85 and 38/45

8
85
-
38
45
=
-574
765

What is 8/85 - 38/45

8
85
-
38
45
=

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

8 x 45
85 x 45
-
38 x 85
45 x 85
=
360
3825
-
3230
3825
=
360 - 3230
3825
=
-2870
3825

OR

(8 x 45) - (38 x 85)
85 x 45
=
-2870
3825

Simplify the fraction

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

-2870
3825
=
-2870 ÷ 5
3825 ÷ 5
=
-
574
765

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