Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Subtract fractions

Subtract 2/18 from 35/3

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 2/18

35/3 - 2/18 is 104/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    35/3 = 35 × 6/3 × 6 = 210/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    2/18 = 2 × 1/18 × 1 = 2/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/18 - 2/18 = 210 - 2/18 = 208/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 104/9
  6. In mixed form: 115/9

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com