Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Subtract fractions

Subtract 4/63 from 35/21

1st number: 1 14/21, 2nd number: 4/63

35/21 - 4/63 is 101/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 3 = 63,
    35/21 = 35 × 3/21 × 3 = 105/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    4/63 = 4 × 1/63 × 1 = 4/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/63 - 4/63 = 105 - 4/63 = 101/63
  5. In mixed form: 138/63

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com