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Subtract 4/80 from 8/54

8/54 - 4/80 is 53/540.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 80 is 2160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 40 = 2160,
    8/54 = 8 × 40/54 × 40 = 320/2160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 27 = 2160,
    4/80 = 4 × 27/80 × 27 = 108/2160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    320/2160 - 108/2160 = 320 - 108/2160 = 212/2160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/540

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