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Subtract 35/45 from 42/7

1st number: 6 0/7, 2nd number: 35/45

42/7 - 35/45 is 47/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 45 = 315,
    42/7 = 42 × 45/7 × 45 = 1890/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    35/45 = 35 × 7/45 × 7 = 245/315
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1890/315 - 245/315 = 1890 - 245/315 = 1645/315
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/9
  6. In mixed form: 52/9

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