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Subtract 18/80 from 90/24

1st number: 3 18/24, 2nd number: 18/80

90/24 - 18/80 is 141/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 80 is 240

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 10 = 240,
    90/24 = 90 × 10/24 × 10 = 900/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    18/80 = 18 × 3/80 × 3 = 54/240
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    900/240 - 54/240 = 900 - 54/240 = 846/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 141/40
  6. In mixed form: 321/40

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