Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Subtract fractions

Subtract 6/9 from 28/7

1st number: 4 0/7, 2nd number: 6/9

28/7 - 6/9 is 10/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,
    28/7 = 28 × 9/7 × 9 = 252/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    6/9 = 6 × 7/9 × 7 = 42/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/63 - 42/63 = 252 - 42/63 = 210/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 10/3
  6. In mixed form: 31/3

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com