# 3/8 minus 2/8 as a fraction 3/8 - 2/8 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 3/8 minus 2/8 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

3/8-2/8 equals to
3/8 - 2/8 = (?)
3/8 - 2/8 = (3 - 2)/8
= 1/8
3/8 - 2/8 = 1/8
3/8 minus 2/8 is equal to 1/8

where
3/8 is a fraction as a minuend,
2/8 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
1/8 is the difference between 3/8 and 2/8.

3/8 minus 2/8 as a decimal
3/8 - 2/8 = 1/8
1/8 = 0.125
3/8-2/8 as a decimal is 0.125
where
0.125 is the difference between 3/8 and 2/8.

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## How-to: 3/8 - 2/8 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 3/8 minus 2/8 in simplest form

Problem and Workout:
What is 3/8 minus 2/8 as a fraction?
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 3/8
Fraction B: 2/8

What to be found?
3/8-2/8 = ?
Find what's the difference of 3/8 and 2/8.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 3/8 and 2/8 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 3/8 and 2/8 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 3/8 and 2/8 in subtraction expression form like the below:
Difference = 3/8 - 2/8

step 4Take the common value 1/8 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
= 1/8 x (3 /1 - 2 /1)
= 1/8 x (3 - 2)

step 5Simplify the above expression further:
= 1/8 x 1
= 1/8
3/8 - 2/8 = 1/8

Hence,
3/8 minus 2/8 equals to 1/8 