Subtracting Fractions Calculator
A fraction is defined as a portion or section of any quantity out of a whole, where, the whole can be any number,a specific value or a thing
What is Subtracting Fractions Calculator?
'Cuemath's Subtracting Fractions Calculator' is an online tool that helps to calculate the difference between the two given fractions. Cuemath's Subtracting Fractions Calculator helps you to subtract the two given fractions within a few seconds.
How to Use Subtracting Fractions Calculator?
Please follow the below steps to subtract the two given fractions:
 Step1: Enter the two fractions in the given input boxes.
 Step 2: Click on the "Subtract" button to find the difference between the two given fractions.
 Step 3: Click on the "Reset" button to clear the fields and find the difference for different fractions
How to Subtract Fractions?
 Step 1: Check the values of denominators.
 Step 2: If the denominator values are the same, subtract the numerators and express the fraction in its simplest form.
 Step 3: If the denominator values are different, find the LCM of the denominators to make them equal and then subtract the numerators.
Solved examples on subtracting fractions calculator

Example 1:
Subtract 15 / 2 and 13 / 2
Solution :
= (15 / 2)  (13 / 2)
= (15  13) / 2
= 2 / 2
= 1

Example 2:
Subtract 17 / 3 and 13 / 4
Solution:
(17 / 3)  (13 / 4) ( As the denominator values are different, take LCM of denominators, that is, LCM of (3,4) which is 12.
= (17 × 4) / 12  (13 × 3) / 12
= 68 / 12  39 / 12
= (68  39) / 12
= 29 /12
Similarly, you can try the calculator and find the difference for the following fractions.
 18 / 4 and 29 / 4
 15 / 7 and 2 / 5