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Subtract 35/9 from 60/7

1st number: 8 4/7, 2nd number: 3 8/9

60/7 - 35/9 is 295/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,
    60/7 = 60 × 9/7 × 9 = 540/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    35/9 = 35 × 7/9 × 7 = 245/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/63 - 245/63 = 540 - 245/63 = 295/63
  5. In mixed form: 443/63

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