Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Subtract fractions

Subtract 2/27 from 28/35

28/35 - 2/27 is 98/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 27 is 945
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 27 = 945,
    28/35 = 28 × 27/35 × 27 = 756/945
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 35 = 945,
    2/27 = 2 × 35/27 × 35 = 70/945
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/945 - 70/945 = 756 - 70/945 = 686/945
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 98/135

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com