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Subtract 8/80 from 20/36

20/36 - 8/80 is 41/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 20 = 720,
    20/36 = 20 × 20/36 × 20 = 400/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    8/80 = 8 × 9/80 × 9 = 72/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    400/720 - 72/720 = 400 - 72/720 = 328/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/90

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