# What is 2/9 - 5/9?

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 same or equal denominators 2/9 and 5/9.

2/9 - 5/9 = -27/81 as simplified as -1/3 in fraction form

2/9 - 5/9 = -0.3333 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 2/9-5/9?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 5/9 from 2/9.

__Problem and Workout for fractions with same or equal denominators__

What is 2/9 minus 5/9 as a fraction?

step 1 Address *formula*, input values.

Input values :

2/9 & 5/9

find the fraction form :

2/9-5/9= ?

step 2 For same denominators, subtract the two numerators directly and rewrite as below

= 2/9 - 5/9

= (2 - 5)/9

= -3/9

= -1/3

2/9 - 5/9 = -1/3**-1/3** is the difference between 2/9 and 5/9.