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Subtract 5/6 from 4/35

4/35 - 5/6 is -151/210.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 6 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    4/35 = 4 × 6/35 × 6 = 24/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    5/6 = 5 × 35/6 × 35 = 175/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/210 - 175/210 = 24 - 175/210 = -151/210

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