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Subtract 6/8 from 3/35

3/35 - 6/8 is -93/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    3/35 = 3 × 8/35 × 8 = 24/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    6/8 = 6 × 35/8 × 35 = 210/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/280 - 210/280 = 24 - 210/280 = -186/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -93/140

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