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Subtract 81/80 from 50/24

1st number: 2 2/24, 2nd number: 1 1/80

50/24 - 81/80 is 257/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 10 = 240,
    50/24 = 50 × 10/24 × 10 = 500/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    81/80 = 81 × 3/80 × 3 = 243/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    500/240 - 243/240 = 500 - 243/240 = 257/240
  5. In mixed form: 117/240

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