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Subtract 84/54 from 49/35

1st number: 1 14/35, 2nd number: 1 30/54

49/35 - 84/54 is -7/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 54 is 1890

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1890
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 54 = 1890,
    49/35 = 49 × 54/35 × 54 = 2646/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 35 = 1890,
    84/54 = 84 × 35/54 × 35 = 2940/1890
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    2646/1890 - 2940/1890 = 2646 - 2940/1890 = -294/1890
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/45

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