Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 9/8 from 56/45

1st number: 1 11/45, 2nd number: 1 1/8

56/45 - 9/8 is 43/360.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    56/45 = 56 × 8/45 × 8 = 448/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    9/8 = 9 × 45/8 × 45 = 405/360
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    448/360 - 405/360 = 448 - 405/360 = 43/360

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com