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Subtract 3/80 from 49/12

1st number: 4 1/12, 2nd number: 3/80

49/12 - 3/80 is 971/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    49/12 = 49 × 20/12 × 20 = 980/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    3/80 = 3 × 3/80 × 3 = 9/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    980/240 - 9/240 = 980 - 9/240 = 971/240
  5. In mixed form: 411/240

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