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Subtract 7/8 from 20/2

1st number: 10 0/2, 2nd number: 7/8

20/2 - 7/8 is 73/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    20/2 = 20 × 4/2 × 4 = 80/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    7/8 = 7 × 1/8 × 1 = 7/8
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/8 - 7/8 = 80 - 7/8 = 73/8
  5. In mixed form: 91/8

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