# What is 6/7 - 2/6?

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 6/7 and 2/6.

6/7 - 2/6 = 22/42 as simplified as 11/21 in fraction form

6/7 - 2/6 = 0.5238 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 6/7-2/6?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 2/6 from 6/7. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 6/7 minus 2/6.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 6/7 minus 2/6 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

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

Input parameters and values:

6/7 & 2/6

6/7-2/6 = ?

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

The LCM for 7 and 6 is 42.

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

=(6 x 42)/(7 x 42)-(2 x 42)/(6 x 42)

=36/42-14/42

=(36 - 14)/42

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

= *22/42*

=11/21

6/7-2/6=11/21

By using LCM method, **11/21** is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 2/6 from 6/7.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

6/7 & 2/6

6/7 - 2/6 = ?

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

= (6 x 6) - (2 x 7)/(7 x 6)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (36 - 14)/42

= 22/42

= 11/21

6/7-2/6 = 11/21

By using cross multiplication method, **11/21** is the difference between two fractions 6/7 and 2/6.