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Subtract 2/84 from 28/8

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 2/84

28/8 - 2/84 is 73/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    28/8 = 28 × 21/8 × 21 = 588/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    2/84 = 2 × 2/84 × 2 = 4/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    588/168 - 4/168 = 588 - 4/168 = 584/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/21
  6. In mixed form: 310/21

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