23-16-38

To write 23 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.

23⋅22-16-38

Multiply 23 and 22.

2⋅23⋅2-16-38

Multiply 3 by 2.

2⋅26-16-38

2⋅26-16-38

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

2⋅2-16-38

Multiply 2 by 2.

4-16-38

Subtract 1 from 4.

36-38

36-38

Factor 3 out of 3.

3(1)6-38

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 3 out of 6.

3⋅13⋅2-38

Cancel the common factor.

3⋅13⋅2-38

Rewrite the expression.

12-38

12-38

12-38

To write 12 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 44.

12⋅44-38

Multiply 12 and 44.

42⋅4-38

Multiply 2 by 4.

48-38

48-38

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

4-38

Subtract 3 from 4.

18

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

18

Decimal Form:

0.125

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