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Subtract 6/80 from 18/49

18/49 - 6/80 is 573/1960.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 80 is 3920
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 80 = 3920,
    18/49 = 18 × 80/49 × 80 = 1440/3920
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 49 = 3920,
    6/80 = 6 × 49/80 × 49 = 294/3920
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1440/3920 - 294/3920 = 1440 - 294/3920 = 1146/3920
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 573/1960

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