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Subtract 3/80 from 7/3

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

7/3 - 3/80 is 551/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 80 = 240,
    7/3 = 7 × 80/3 × 80 = 560/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    3/80 = 3 × 3/80 × 3 = 9/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/240 - 9/240 = 560 - 9/240 = 551/240
  5. In mixed form: 271/240

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