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Subtract 20/84 from 35/9

1st number: 3 8/9, 2nd number: 20/84

35/9 - 20/84 is 230/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    35/9 = 35 × 28/9 × 28 = 980/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    20/84 = 20 × 3/84 × 3 = 60/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    980/252 - 60/252 = 980 - 60/252 = 920/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 230/63
  6. In mixed form: 341/63

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