# What is 2/3 - 4/9? getcalc.com's two fractions subtraction calculator is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for difference between two fractional numbers with different, unequal or unlike denominators 2/3 and 4/9.

2/3 - 4/9 = 6/27 as simplified as 2/9 in fraction form

2/3 - 4/9 = 0.2222 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 2/3 & 4/9 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such two fractions subtraction calculations efficiently.

## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 2/3-4/9?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 4/9 from 2/3. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 2/3 minus 4/9.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem & Workout - LCM Method
What is 2/3 minus 4/9 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters & values.
Input parameters & values:
2/3 & 4/9
2/3-4/9 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 3 and 9 is 9.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator & denominator
=(2 x 9)/(3 x 9)-(4 x 9)/(9 x 9)
=6/9-4/9
=(6 - 4)/9

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
=2/9
2/3-4/9=2/9

By using LCM method, 2/9 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 4/9 from 2/3.

Problem & Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula, input parameters & values.
Input parameters & values:
2/3 & 4/9
2/3 - 4/9 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator & denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (2 x 9) - (4 x 3)/(3 x 9)

step 3 Simplify & rewrite the fraction
= (18 - 12)/27
= 6/27
= 2/9
2/3-4/9 = 2/9
By using cross multiplication method, 2/9 is the difference between two fractions 2/3 and 4/9. 