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Subtract 35/7 from 30/8

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 5 0/7

30/8 - 35/7 is -5/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 7 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    30/8 = 30 × 7/8 × 7 = 210/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    35/7 = 35 × 8/7 × 8 = 280/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/56 - 280/56 = 210 - 280/56 = -70/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5/4

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