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Subtract 35/45 from 12/14

12/14 - 35/45 is 5/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 45 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,
    12/14 = 12 × 45/14 × 45 = 540/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    35/45 = 35 × 14/45 × 14 = 490/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/630 - 490/630 = 540 - 490/630 = 50/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/63

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