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    7/9 minus 3/7 as a fraction

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

    7/9-3/7 equals to
    7/9 - 3/7 = (?)
    7/9 - 3/7 = [(7 x 7) - (3 x 9)]/(9 x 7)
    = (49 - 27)/63
    = 22/63
    7/9 - 3/7 = 22/63
    7/9 minus 3/7 is equal to 22/63

    where
    7/9 is a fraction as a minuend,
    3/7 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    22/63 is the difference between 7/9 and 3/7.

    7/9 minus 3/7 as a decimal
    7/9 - 3/7 = 22/63
    22/63 = 0.3492
    7/9-3/7 as a decimal is 0.3492
    where
    0.3492 is the difference between 7/9 and 3/7.

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

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 7/9 minus 3/7 in simplest form by using the following methods:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

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

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

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


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 7/9 and 3/7 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 7/9 and 3/7 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 3/7:
    The LCM of 9 and 7 is 63.


    step 4 Write the fractions 7/9 and 3/7 in the subtraction expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
    =7/9-3/7
    =(7 x 63)/(9 x 63)-(3 x 63)/(7 x 63)


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =49/63-27/63


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/63 x (49/1-27/1)
    =1/63 x (49 - 27)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/63 x 22
    =22/63
    7/9-3/7=22/63

    Hence,
    7/9 minus 3/7 equals to 22/63 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: 3/7

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

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

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (49 - 27)/63
    7/9-3/7 = 22/63
    Hence,
    7/9 minus 3/7 = 22/63

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