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Subtract 8/63 from 2/80

2/80 - 8/63 is -257/2520.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 63 is 5040
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 63 = 5040,
    2/80 = 2 × 63/80 × 63 = 126/5040
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 80 = 5040,
    8/63 = 8 × 80/63 × 80 = 640/5040
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/5040 - 640/5040 = 126 - 640/5040 = -514/5040
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -257/2520

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