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Subtract 9/28 from 36/30

1st number: 1 6/30, 2nd number: 9/28

36/30 - 9/28 is 123/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 28 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 14 = 420,
    36/30 = 36 × 14/30 × 14 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    9/28 = 9 × 15/28 × 15 = 135/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/420 - 135/420 = 504 - 135/420 = 369/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 123/140

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