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Subtract 8/10 from 9/8

1st number: 1 1/8, 2nd number: 8/10

9/8 - 8/10 is 13/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    9/8 = 9 × 5/8 × 5 = 45/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    8/10 = 8 × 4/10 × 4 = 32/40
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/40 - 32/40 = 45 - 32/40 = 13/40

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