# What is 3/6 - 2/7? 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 3/6 and 2/7.

3/6 - 2/7 = 9/42 as simplified as 3/14 in fraction form

3/6 - 2/7 = 0.2143 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 3/6 and 2/7 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 3/6-2/7?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 2/7 from 3/6. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 3/6 minus 2/7.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 3/6 minus 2/7 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
3/6 & 2/7
3/6-2/7 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 6 and 7 is 42.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(3 x 42)/(6 x 42)-(2 x 42)/(7 x 42)
=21/42-12/42
=(21 - 12)/42

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
= 9/42
=3/14
3/6-2/7=3/14

By using LCM method, 3/14 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 2/7 from 3/6.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
3/6 & 2/7
3/6 - 2/7 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (3 x 7) - (2 x 6)/(6 x 7)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (21 - 12)/42
= 9/42
= 3/14
3/6-2/7 = 3/14
By using cross multiplication method, 3/14 is the difference between two fractions 3/6 and 2/7. 