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Subtract 63/4 from 35/3

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 15 3/4

35/3 - 63/4 is -49/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    35/3 = 35 × 4/3 × 4 = 140/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    63/4 = 63 × 3/4 × 3 = 189/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/12 - 189/12 = 140 - 189/12 = -49/12

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