Subtract 87/19 and 25/85

87
19
-
25
85
=
4
92
323

What is 87/19 - 25/85

87
19
-
25
85
=

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

87 x 85
19 x 85
-
25 x 19
85 x 19
=
7395
1615
-
475
1615
=
7395 - 475
1615
=
6920
1615

OR

(87 x 85) - (25 x 19)
19 x 85
=
6920
1615

Simplify the fraction

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

6920
1615
=
6920 ÷ 5
1615 ÷ 5
=
1384
323

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.

1384
323
=
1384 ÷ 323 = 4 +
1384 - (4 x 323)
323
=
4
92
323

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