# 5/8 minus 6/8 as a fraction 5/8 - 6/8 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 5/8 minus 6/8 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

5/8-6/8 equals to
5/8 - 6/8 = (?)
5/8 - 6/8 = (5 - 6)/8
= -1/8
5/8 - 6/8 = -1/8
5/8 minus 6/8 is equal to -1/8

where
5/8 is a fraction as a minuend,
6/8 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
-1/8 is the difference between 5/8 and 6/8.

5/8 minus 6/8 as a decimal
5/8 - 6/8 = -1/8
-1/8 = -0.125
5/8-6/8 as a decimal is -0.125
where
-0.125 is the difference between 5/8 and 6/8.

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## How-to: 5/8 - 6/8 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 5/8 minus 6/8 in simplest form

Problem and Workout:
What is 5/8 minus 6/8 as a fraction?
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 5/8
Fraction B: 6/8

What to be found?
5/8-6/8 = ?
Find what's the difference of 5/8 and 6/8.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 5/8 and 6/8 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 5/8 and 6/8 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 5/8 and 6/8 in subtraction expression form like the below:
Difference = 5/8 - 6/8

step 4Take the common value 1/8 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
= 1/8 x (5 /1 - 6 /1)
= 1/8 x (5 - 6)

step 5Simplify the above expression further:
= 1/8 x -1
= -1/8
5/8 - 6/8 = -1/8

Hence,
5/8 minus 6/8 equals to -1/8 