Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 9/4 from 9/3

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 2 1/4

9/3 - 9/4 is 3/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    9/3 = 9 × 4/3 × 4 = 36/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    9/4 = 9 × 3/4 × 3 = 27/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/12 - 27/12 = 36 - 27/12 = 9/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/4

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com