Fraction Subtraction - Calculator






A - B =
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Fractions Difference - Example & Calculator

Fractions subtraction calculator is an online tool to find the difference between two regular or irregular fractions in fraction & decimal form. Refer the example calculations to know how to find the difference between two fractions with same or different denominators.

Fractions Subtraction - Example for Equal Denominators

The below corresponding examples calculation for regular & irregular fractions addition shows how to find the difference between two fractions with same or equal denominators.

Note :
To find the difference between two fractions with same denominators, take the common denominators out, find the difference between the numerators and simplify the fraction to its lowest terms.

Example 1 :
Subtraction between two regular fractions with same denominators.
Example Problem :
What is 11/13 minus 7/13 in fraction form?
Answer :
DIFFERENCE = 11/13 - 7/13
= 1/13(11 - 7)
= 4/13
= 0.307
11/13 minus 7/13 is equals to 4/13 in fraction form & 0.307 in decimal form. Use this fraction subtraction calculator to verify the answers.

Example 2 :
Subtraction between two irregular fractions with same denominators.
Example Question :
What is 3/2 minus 5/2 in fraction form?
Answer :
DIFFERENCE = 3/2 - 5/2
= 1/2(3 - (-5))
= 1/2(3 + 5)
= 8/2
= 4
3/2 minus 5/2 is equals to 8/2 in fraction form & 4 in decimal form. Use this calculator to verify the answers.

Fraction Difference - Example for Unequal Denominators

The below corresponding example calculations for regular & irregular fractions addition shows how to find the difference between two fractions with different or unequal denominators. Use this calculator to verify the below answers or subtraction between any two fractional numbers.

Answer through LCD Method:
Note :
To find the difference between two regular or irregular fractions with different or unequal denominators, find the LCD for the denominators, multiply the LCD with both numerator & denominator and simplify each fraction to make these unequal denominators equal to each other and to perform the addition similar to fractions with same denominators.

Example 1 :
Find difference between two regular fractions with different denominators.
Example Problem :
What is 1/2 - 1/3 in fraction form?
Answer :
DIFFERENCE = 1/2 - 1/3
= {(1 x 6)/(2 x 6)} - {(1 x 6)/(3 x 6)}
= 3/6 - 2/6
= 1/6(3 - 2)
= 1/6
= 0.16
1/2 minus 1/3 is equals to 1/6 in fraction form & 0.16 in decimal form. Use this fraction subtraction calculator to verify the results.

Example 2 :
Difference between two irregular fractions with different denominators.
Example Problem :
What is 7/4 - 5/3 in fraction form?
Answer :
DIFFERENCE = 7/4 - 5/3
= {(7 x 12)/(4 x 12)} - {(5 x 12)/(3 x 12)}
= {(7 x 3)/12} - {(5 x 4)/12}
= 21/12 - 20/12
= 1/12(21 - 20)
= 1/12
= 0.083
7/4 minus 5/3 is equals to 1/12 in fraction form & 0.083 in decimal form.

Users can refer the examples to learn how to add two regular fractions or use this calculator to verify the results of two fractions addition.

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