# Evaluate 2/3-1/6-3/8 23-16-38
To write 23 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.
23⋅22-16-38
Write each expression with a common denominator of 6, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
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
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 2 by 2.
4-16-38
Subtract 1 from 4.
36-38
36-38
Cancel the common factor of 3 and 6.
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
Write each expression with a common denominator of 8, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
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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