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Subtract 10/9 from 2/84

1st number: 2/84, 2nd number: 1 1/9

2/84 - 10/9 is -137/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    2/84 = 2 × 3/84 × 3 = 6/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    10/9 = 10 × 28/9 × 28 = 280/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/252 - 280/252 = 6 - 280/252 = -274/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -137/126

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