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Subtract 4/40 from 80/54

1st number: 1 26/54, 2nd number: 4/40

80/54 - 4/40 is 373/270.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 40 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 20 = 1080,
    80/54 = 80 × 20/54 × 20 = 1600/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    4/40 = 4 × 27/40 × 27 = 108/1080
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1600/1080 - 108/1080 = 1600 - 108/1080 = 1492/1080
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 373/270
  6. In mixed form: 1103/270

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