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Subtract 10/6 from 2/21

1st number: 2/21, 2nd number: 1 4/6

2/21 - 10/6 is -11/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    2/21 = 2 × 2/21 × 2 = 4/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    10/6 = 10 × 7/6 × 7 = 70/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/42 - 70/42 = 4 - 70/42 = -66/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/7

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