# What is 7/12 - 3/4? 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 7/12 and 3/4.

7/12 - 3/4 = -8/48 as simplified as -1/6 in fraction form

7/12 - 3/4 = -0.1667 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 7/12 and 3/4 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 7/12-3/4?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 3/4 from 7/12. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 7/12 minus 3/4.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 7/12 minus 3/4 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
7/12 & 3/4
7/12-3/4 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 12 and 4 is 12.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(7 x 12)/(12 x 12)-(3 x 12)/(4 x 12)
=7/12-9/12
=(7 - 9)/12

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
= -2/12
=-1/6
7/12-3/4=-1/6

By using LCM method, -1/6 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 3/4 from 7/12.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
7/12 & 3/4
7/12 - 3/4 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (7 x 4) - (3 x 12)/(12 x 4)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (28 - 36)/48
= -8/48
= -1/6
7/12-3/4 = -1/6
By using cross multiplication method, -1/6 is the difference between two fractions 7/12 and 3/4. 