# What is 2/3 - 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 2/3 and 3/4.

2/3 - 3/4 = -1/12 in fraction form

2/3 - 3/4 = -0.0833 in decimal form

This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 2/3 and 3/4 may help students, teachers,
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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 2/3-3/4?

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 2/3. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 2/3 minus 3/4.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 2/3 minus 3/4 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address *formula*, input parameters and values.

Input parameters and values:

2/3 & 3/4

2/3-3/4 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators

The LCM for 3 and 4 is 12.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator

=(2 x 12)/(3 x 12)-(3 x 12)/(4 x 12)

=8/12-9/12

=(8 - 9)/12

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.

=-1/12

2/3-3/4=-1/12

By using LCM method, **-1/12** is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 3/4 from 2/3.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

2/3 & 3/4

2/3 - 3/4 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below

= (2 x 4) - (3 x 3)/(3 x 4)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (8 - 9)/12

2/3-3/4 = -1/12

By using cross multiplication method, **-1/12** is the difference between two fractions 2/3 and 3/4.