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Subtract 20/7 from 75/8

1st number: 9 3/8, 2nd number: 2 6/7

75/8 - 20/7 is 365/56.

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,
    75/8 = 75 × 7/8 × 7 = 525/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    20/7 = 20 × 8/7 × 8 = 160/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    525/56 - 160/56 = 525 - 160/56 = 365/56
  5. In mixed form: 629/56

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