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Subtract 45/60 from 8/5

1st number: 1 3/5, 2nd number: 45/60

8/5 - 45/60 is 17/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    8/5 = 8 × 12/5 × 12 = 96/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    45/60 = 45 × 1/60 × 1 = 45/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/60 - 45/60 = 96 - 45/60 = 51/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/20

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