# 6/8 minus 1/8 as a fraction 6/8 - 1/8 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 6/8 minus 1/8 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

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

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

6/8 minus 1/8 as a decimal
6/8 - 1/8 = 5/8
5/8 = 0.625
6/8-1/8 as a decimal is 0.625
where
0.625 is the difference between 6/8 and 1/8.

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## How-to: 6/8 - 1/8 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 6/8 minus 1/8 in simplest form

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

What to be found?
6/8-1/8 = ?
Find what's the difference of 6/8 and 1/8.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 6/8 and 1/8 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 6/8 and 1/8 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 6/8 and 1/8 in subtraction expression form like the below:
Difference = 6/8 - 1/8

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

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

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