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Subtract 45/14 from 9/4

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 3 3/14

9/4 - 45/14 is -27/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 14 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    9/4 = 9 × 7/4 × 7 = 63/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    45/14 = 45 × 2/14 × 2 = 90/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/28 - 90/28 = 63 - 90/28 = -27/28

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