(32+18)-(14+18)

To write 14 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.

32+18-(14⋅22+18)

Write each expression with a common denominator of 8, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.

Multiply 14 and 22.

32+18-(24⋅2+18)

Multiply 4 by 2.

32+18-(28+18)

32+18-(28+18)

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

32+18-2+18

Add 2 and 1.

32+18-38

32+18-38

Combine fractions with similar denominators.

32+1-38

Subtract 3 from 1.

32+-28

Cancel the common factor of -2 and 8.

Factor 2 out of -2.

32+2(-1)8

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 2 out of 8.

32+2⋅-12⋅4

Cancel the common factor.

32+2⋅-12⋅4

Rewrite the expression.

32+-14

32+-14

32+-14

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

32-14

32-14

To write 32 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.

32⋅22-14

Multiply 32 and 22.

3⋅22⋅2-14

Multiply 2 by 2.

3⋅24-14

3⋅24-14

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

3⋅2-14

Multiply 3 by 2.

6-14

Subtract 1 from 6.

54

54

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

54

Decimal Form:

1.25

Mixed Number Form:

114

Simplify (3/2+1/8)-(1/4+1/8)