- 1 + 225/4 = 221/4 = 55 1/4 = 55.25; Result written as: an improper fraction, a mixed number (also called a mixed fraction) and a decimal number. Ordinary (simple, common) math fractions subtracted, subtraction results explained below

Executed (ordinary fractions) operation:
- 1 + 225/4

Reduce (simplify) fractions to their lowest terms equivalents:

Fraction: 225/4 already reduced to lowest terms, numerator and denominator have no common prime factors, their prime factorization:
225 = 32 * 52 and 4 = 22;

Rewrite improper fractions:

Fraction: 225/4
225 ÷ 4 = 56 and remainder = 1 =>
225/4 = (56 * 4 + 1)/4 = 56 + 1/4

Rewrite equivalent simplified operation:

- 1 + 225/4 =
- 1 + 56 + 1/4 =
55 + 1/4

Reduce (simplify) fraction to its lowest terms equivalent:

1/4 already reduced to lowest terms, numerator and denominator have no common prime factors, their prime factorization:
1 cannot be prime factorized and 4 = 22;

Rewrite result:

55 + 1/4 = 55 1/4 as a mixed number (also called a mixed fraction).
Rewrite the mixed number (also called a mixed fraction) as an improper fraction:
55 + 1/4 = (55 * 4)/4 + 1/4 = (55 * 4 + 1)/4 = 221/4 as an improper fraction.


55 + 1 ÷ 4 = 55.25 as a decimal number.

Final answer:
:: written in three ways ::

As an improper fraction:
- 1 + 225/4 = 221/4

As a mixed number (also called a mixed fraction):
- 1 + 225/4 = 55 1/4

As a decimal number:
- 1 + 225/4 = 55.25

Writing numbers: point '.' used as a decimal mark;

Symbols: / fraction line; ÷ divide; * multiply; + plus; - minus; = equal;

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