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Subtract 1/45 from 3/8

3/8 - 1/45 is 127/360.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    3/8 = 3 × 45/8 × 45 = 135/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    1/45 = 1 × 8/45 × 8 = 8/360
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    135/360 - 8/360 = 135 - 8/360 = 127/360

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