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Subtract 1/45 from 75/84

75/84 - 1/45 is 1097/1260.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 45 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 15 = 1260,
    75/84 = 75 × 15/84 × 15 = 1125/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    1/45 = 1 × 28/45 × 28 = 28/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1125/1260 - 28/1260 = 1125 - 28/1260 = 1097/1260

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