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Subtract 15/54 from 10/8

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 15/54

10/8 - 15/54 is 35/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    10/8 = 10 × 27/8 × 27 = 270/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    15/54 = 15 × 4/54 × 4 = 60/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/216 - 60/216 = 270 - 60/216 = 210/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/36

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