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Subtract 60/30 from 8/45

1st number: 8/45, 2nd number: 2 0/30

8/45 - 60/30 is -82/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    8/45 = 8 × 2/45 × 2 = 16/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    60/30 = 60 × 3/30 × 3 = 180/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/90 - 180/90 = 16 - 180/90 = -164/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -82/45

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