How do you simplify #2 5/6 -2 5/22#?

2 Answers
Aug 3, 2017

Answer:

By some arrangement.

One can find #=20/33#

Explanation:

Your expression can be rewritten:

#17/6 - 49/22#

Expand the first term by 22 and the second by 6

#=374/132 - 294/132 = (374-294)/132 = 80/132 = 20/33#

It is your answer #20/33#

Aug 3, 2017

Answer:

#20/33#

Explanation:

Subtract the whole numbers first and then find the LCD of #6 and 22# and make equivalent fractions.

#2 5/6 - 2 5/22" "larr LCD = 66#

#=0 (55-15)/66#

#= 40/66" "larr# now simplify

#= 20/33#