What is 7/9 minus 3/5? 7/9 - 3/5 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is the difference between 7/9 and 3/5 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

7/9-3/5 equals to
7/9 - 3/5 = 8/45
Hence, 7/9 - 3/5 is equal to 8/45.
where
7/9 is a fraction as a minuend,
3/5 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
8/45 is the difference between 7/9 and 3/5.

7/9 minus 3/5 as a decimal
7/9 - 3/5 = 8/45
8/45 = 0.1778
Hence, 7/9-3/5 can be written as 0.1778 in decimal.
where
0.1778 is the difference between 7/9 and 3/5.

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How-to: 7/9 - 3/5 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation for subtracting 7/9 from 3/5 shows how to find what is the difference between 7/9 and 3/5. The difference of fractions 7/9 minus 3/5 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below:
1. LCM method,
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
What is 7/9 minus 3/5 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 7/9
Fraction B: 3/5

What to be found?
7/9-3/5 = ?
Find what's the difference between 7/9 and 3/5.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 7/9 and 3/5 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 7/9 and 3/5 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions subtraction.

step 3For unlike fractions subtraction, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 7/9 and 3/5:
The LCM of 9 and 5 is 45.

step 4 Write the fractions 7/9 and 3/5 in the subtraction expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=7/9-3/5
=(7 x 45)/(9 x 45)-(3 x 45)/(5 x 45)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=35/45-27/45

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/45 x (35/1-27/1)
=1/45 x (35 - 27)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/45 x 8
=8/45
7/9-3/5=8/45

Hence,
7/9 minus 3/5 equals to 8/45 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 7/9
Fraction B: 3/5

What to be found?
7/9-3/5 = ?
Find what's the difference between 7/9 and 3/5.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (7 x 5), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (3 x 9), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (9 x 5) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (7 x 5) - (3 x 9)/(9 x 5)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (35 - 27)/45
7/9-3/5 = 8/45
Hence,
7/9 minus 3/5 = 8/45 