# What is 9/4 - 2? getcalc.com's two fractions subtraction calculator is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for difference between fraction and a whole number, 9/4 minus 2. In mathematics, every integer is a rational number, hence a whole number 2 can be written as 2/1.
9/4 - 2 = 1/4 in fraction form

9/4 - 2 = 0.25 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 9/4 and 2 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 9/4-2?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find the difference between fraction and a whole number by subtracting 2 from 9/4. use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 9/4 minus 2.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 9/4 minus 2 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
9/4 & 2/1
9/4-2 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 4 and 1 is 4.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(9 x 4)/(4 x 4)-(2 x 4)/(1 x 4)
=9/4-8/4
=(9 - 8)/4

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
=1/4
9/4-2=1/4

By using LCM method, 1/4 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 2 from 9/4.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
9/4 & 2/1
9/4 - 2 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (9 x 1) - (2 x 4)/(4 x 1)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (9 - 8)/4
9/4-2 = 1/4
By using cross multiplication method, 1/4 is the difference between two fractions 9/4 and 2. 