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Subtract 8/80 from 20/30

20/30 - 8/80 is 17/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    20/30 = 20 × 8/30 × 8 = 160/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    8/80 = 8 × 3/80 × 3 = 24/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    160/240 - 24/240 = 160 - 24/240 = 136/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/30

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