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13-58
To write 13 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 88.
13⋅88-58
To write -58 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 33.
13⋅88-58⋅33
Write each expression with a common denominator of 24, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
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Multiply 13 and 88.
83⋅8-58⋅33
Multiply 3 by 8.
824-58⋅33
Multiply 58 and 33.
824-5⋅38⋅3
Multiply 8 by 3.
824-5⋅324
824-5⋅324
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
8-5⋅324
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply -5 by 3.
8-1524
Subtract 15 from 8.
-724
-724
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
-724
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
-724
Decimal Form:
-0.2916‾
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