Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 3/6 from 8/9

8/9 - 3/6 is 7/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 6 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    8/9 = 8 × 2/9 × 2 = 16/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    3/6 = 3 × 3/6 × 3 = 9/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/18 - 9/18 = 16 - 9/18 = 7/18

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com