# What is 5/8 - 7/8? 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 5/8 and 7/8.

5/8 - 7/8 = -16/64 as simplified as -1/4 in fraction form

5/8 - 7/8 = -0.25 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 5/8 and 7/8 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 5/8-7/8?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 7/8 from 5/8.

Problem and Workout for fractions with same or equal denominators
What is 5/8 minus 7/8 as a fraction?
step 1 Address formula, input values.
Input values :
5/8 & 7/8
find the fraction form :
5/8-7/8= ?

step 2 For same denominators, subtract the two numerators directly and rewrite as below
= 5/8 - 7/8
= (5 - 7)/8
= -2/8
= -1/4
5/8 - 7/8 = -1/4

-1/4 is the difference between 5/8 and 7/8. 