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Subtract 3/80 from 30/35

30/35 - 3/80 is 459/560.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 80 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    30/35 = 30 × 16/35 × 16 = 480/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    3/80 = 3 × 7/80 × 7 = 21/560
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    480/560 - 21/560 = 480 - 21/560 = 459/560

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