Evaluate 5/12-3/8

Math
512-38
To write 512 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.
512⋅22-38
To write -38 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 33.
512⋅22-38⋅33
Write each expression with a common denominator of 24, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
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Multiply 512 and 22.
5⋅212⋅2-38⋅33
Multiply 12 by 2.
5⋅224-38⋅33
Multiply 38 and 33.
5⋅224-3⋅38⋅3
Multiply 8 by 3.
5⋅224-3⋅324
5⋅224-3⋅324
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
5⋅2-3⋅324
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply 5 by 2.
10-3⋅324
Multiply -3 by 3.
10-924
Subtract 9 from 10.
124
124
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
124
Decimal Form:
0.0416‾
Evaluate 5/12-3/8

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