Subtract 99/17 and 100/58

99
17
-
100
58
=
4
49
493

What is 99/17 - 100/58

99
17
-
100
58
=

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

99 x 58
17 x 58
-
100 x 17
58 x 17
=
5742
986
-
1700
986
=
5742 - 1700
986
=
4042
986

OR

(99 x 58) - (100 x 17)
17 x 58
=
4042
986

Simplify the fraction

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

4042
986
=
4042 ÷ 2
986 ÷ 2
=
2021
493

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.

2021
493
=
2021 ÷ 493 = 4 +
2021 - (4 x 493)
493
=
4
49
493

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