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Subtract 9/84 from 36/90

36/90 - 9/84 is 41/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 84 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 14 = 1260,
    36/90 = 36 × 14/90 × 14 = 504/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 15 = 1260,
    9/84 = 9 × 15/84 × 15 = 135/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/1260 - 135/1260 = 504 - 135/1260 = 369/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/140

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