# What is 8/9 - 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 8/9 and 3/4.

8/9 - 3/4 = 5/36 in fraction form

8/9 - 3/4 = 0.1389 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 8/9 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 8/9-3/4?

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 8/9. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 8/9 minus 3/4.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 8/9 minus 3/4 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
8/9 & 3/4
8/9-3/4 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 9 and 4 is 36.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(8 x 36)/(9 x 36)-(3 x 36)/(4 x 36)
=32/36-27/36
=(32 - 27)/36

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
=5/36
8/9-3/4=5/36

By using LCM method, 5/36 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 3/4 from 8/9.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
8/9 & 3/4
8/9 - 3/4 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (8 x 4) - (3 x 9)/(9 x 4)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (32 - 27)/36
8/9-3/4 = 5/36
By using cross multiplication method, 5/36 is the difference between two fractions 8/9 and 3/4. 