Subtract 88/52 and 31/10

88
52
-
31
10
=
-1
53
130

What is 88/52 - 31/10

88
52
-
31
10
=

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

88 x 10
52 x 10
-
31 x 52
10 x 52
=
880
520
-
1612
520
=
880 - 1612
520
=
-732
520

OR

(88 x 10) - (31 x 52)
52 x 10
=
-732
520

Simplify the fraction

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

-732
520
=
-732 ÷ 4
520 ÷ 4
=
-
183
130

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.

-
183
130
=
183 ÷ 130 = 1 +
183 - (1 x 130)
130
=
-1
53
130

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