# How do you simplify 48 - 2/3 ?

May 12, 2018

$47.33$
Here, $48 - \frac{2}{3}$
$= \frac{48}{1} - \frac{2}{3}$
$= \frac{144 - 2}{3}$ $\left[\frac{a}{b} - \frac{c}{d} = \frac{a d - b c}{b d}\right]$
$= \frac{142}{3}$
$= 47.3$