# What is 7/6 - 2/3?

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 7/6 and 2/3.

7/6 - 2/3 = 9/18 as simplified as 1/2 in fraction form

7/6 - 2/3 = 0.5 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 7/6-2/3?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 2/3 from 7/6. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 7/6 minus 2/3.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 7/6 minus 2/3 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

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

Input parameters and values:

7/6 & 2/3

7/6-2/3 = ?

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

The LCM for 6 and 3 is 6.

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

=(7 x 6)/(6 x 6)-(2 x 6)/(3 x 6)

=7/6-4/6

=(7 - 4)/6

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

= *3/6*

=1/2

7/6-2/3=1/2

By using LCM method, **1/2** is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 2/3 from 7/6.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

7/6 & 2/3

7/6 - 2/3 = ?

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

= (7 x 3) - (2 x 6)/(6 x 3)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (21 - 12)/18

= 9/18

= 1/2

7/6-2/3 = 1/2

By using cross multiplication method, **1/2** is the difference between two fractions 7/6 and 2/3.