# What is 3/12 - 8/12? getcalc.com's two fractions subtraction calculator is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for difference between two fractional numbers with same or equal denominators 3/12 and 8/12.

3/12 - 8/12 = -60/144 as simplified as -5/12 in fraction form

3/12 - 8/12 = -0.4167 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 3/12 and 8/12 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such two fractions subtraction calculations efficiently.

## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 3/12-8/12?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 8/12 from 3/12.

Problem and Workout for fractions with same or equal denominators
What is 3/12 minus 8/12 as a fraction?
step 1 Address formula, input values.
Input values :
3/12 & 8/12
find the fraction form :
3/12-8/12= ?

step 2 For same denominators, subtract the two numerators directly and rewrite as below
= 3/12 - 8/12
= (3 - 8)/12
3/12 - 8/12 = -5/12

-5/12 is the difference between 3/12 and 8/12. 