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Subtract 21/9 from 1/35

1st number: 1/35, 2nd number: 2 3/9

1/35 - 21/9 is -242/105.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    1/35 = 1 × 9/35 × 9 = 9/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    21/9 = 21 × 35/9 × 35 = 735/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/315 - 735/315 = 9 - 735/315 = -726/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -242/105

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