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Subtract 80/56 from 30/35

1st number: 30/35, 2nd number: 1 24/56

30/35 - 80/56 is -4/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    30/35 = 30 × 8/35 × 8 = 240/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    80/56 = 80 × 5/56 × 5 = 400/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/280 - 400/280 = 240 - 400/280 = -160/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -4/7

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