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Subtract 1/10 from 2/80

2/80 - 1/10 is -3/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 10 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    2/80 = 2 × 1/80 × 1 = 2/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    1/10 = 1 × 8/10 × 8 = 8/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/80 - 8/80 = 2 - 8/80 = -6/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -3/40

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