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Subtract 9/28 from 36/70

36/70 - 9/28 is 27/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 28 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    36/70 = 36 × 2/70 × 2 = 72/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    9/28 = 9 × 5/28 × 5 = 45/140
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    72/140 - 45/140 = 72 - 45/140 = 27/140

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