Simplify 4/x-5/9

4x-59
To write 4x as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 99.
4x⋅99-59
To write -59 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by xx.
4x⋅99-59⋅xx
Write each expression with a common denominator of x⋅9, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
Multiply 4x and 99.
4⋅9x⋅9-59⋅xx
Multiply 59 and xx.
4⋅9x⋅9-5x9x
Reorder the factors of x⋅9.
4⋅99x-5x9x
4⋅99x-5x9x
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
4⋅9-5x9x
Multiply 4 by 9.
36-5x9x
Simplify 4/x-5/9

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