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Subtract 10/7 from 1/12

1st number: 1/12, 2nd number: 1 3/7

1/12 - 10/7 is -113/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    1/12 = 1 × 7/12 × 7 = 7/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    10/7 = 10 × 12/7 × 12 = 120/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    7/84 - 120/84 = 7 - 120/84 = -113/84

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