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Subtract 8/7 from 1/75

1st number: 1/75, 2nd number: 1 1/7

1/75 - 8/7 is -593/525.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 7 is 525
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 7 = 525,
    1/75 = 1 × 7/75 × 7 = 7/525
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 75 = 525,
    8/7 = 8 × 75/7 × 75 = 600/525
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    7/525 - 600/525 = 7 - 600/525 = -593/525

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