Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Subtract fractions

Subtract 90/24 from 90/75

1st number: 1 15/75, 2nd number: 3 18/24

90/75 - 90/24 is -51/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 24 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    90/75 = 90 × 8/75 × 8 = 720/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    90/24 = 90 × 25/24 × 25 = 2250/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    720/600 - 2250/600 = 720 - 2250/600 = -1530/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -51/20

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com