Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Subtract fractions

Subtract 14/80 from 6/35

6/35 - 14/80 is -1/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 80 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    6/35 = 6 × 16/35 × 16 = 96/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    14/80 = 14 × 7/80 × 7 = 98/560
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    96/560 - 98/560 = 96 - 98/560 = -2/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/280

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com