Subtract 88/54 and 12/72

88
54
-
12
72
=
1
25
54

What is 88/54 - 12/72

88
54
-
12
72
=

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 72
54 x 72
-
12 x 54
72 x 54
=
6336
3888
-
648
3888
=
6336 - 648
3888
=
5688
3888

OR

(88 x 72) - (12 x 54)
54 x 72
=
5688
3888

Simplify the fraction

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

5688
3888
=
5688 ÷ 72
3888 ÷ 72
=
79
54

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.

79
54
=
79 ÷ 54 = 1 +
79 - (1 x 54)
54
=
1
25
54

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