# Evaluate 17/4-3/8+(5/4)(-3/5) 174-38+(54)(-35)
Simplify each term.
Cancel the common factor of 5.
Move the leading negative in -35 into the numerator.
174-38+54⋅-35
Cancel the common factor.
174-38+54⋅-35
Rewrite the expression.
174-38+14⋅-3
174-38+14⋅-3
Combine 14 and -3.
174-38+-34
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
174-38-34
174-38-34
Simplify terms.
Combine fractions with similar denominators.
17-34+-38
Subtract 3 from 17.
144+-38
Cancel the common factor of 14 and 4.
Factor 2 out of 14.
2(7)4+-38
Cancel the common factors.
Factor 2 out of 4.
2⋅72⋅2+-38
Cancel the common factor.
2⋅72⋅2+-38
Rewrite the expression.
72+-38
72+-38
72+-38
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
72-38
72-38
To write 72 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 44.
72⋅44-38
Write each expression with a common denominator of 8, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
Multiply 72 and 44.
7⋅42⋅4-38
Multiply 2 by 4.
7⋅48-38
7⋅48-38
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
7⋅4-38
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 7 by 4.
28-38
Subtract 3 from 28.
258
258
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
258
Decimal Form:
3.125
Mixed Number Form:
318
Evaluate 17/4-3/8+(5/4)(-3/5)

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