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Subtract 10/5 from 8/4

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 2 0/5

8/4 - 10/5 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    8/4 = 8 × 5/4 × 5 = 40/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    10/5 = 10 × 4/5 × 4 = 40/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/20 - 40/20 = 40 - 40/20 = 0/20
  5. The answer is 0

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