# 7/8 minus 3/8 as a fraction 7/8 - 3/8 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 7/8 minus 3/8 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

7/8-3/8 equals to
7/8 - 3/8 = (?)
7/8 - 3/8 = (7 - 3)/8
= 4/8
= (4 x 1)/(4 x 2)
= 1/2
7/8 - 3/8 = 1/2
7/8 minus 3/8 is equal to 1/2

where
7/8 is a fraction as a minuend,
3/8 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
1/2 is the difference between 7/8 and 3/8.

7/8 minus 3/8 as a decimal
7/8 - 3/8 = 1/2
1/2 = 0.5
7/8-3/8 as a decimal is 0.5
where
0.5 is the difference between 7/8 and 3/8.

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## How-to: 7/8 - 3/8 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 7/8 minus 3/8 in simplest form

Problem and Workout:
What is 7/8 minus 3/8 as a fraction?
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 7/8
Fraction B: 3/8

What to be found?
7/8-3/8 = ?
Find what's the difference of 7/8 and 3/8.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 7/8 and 3/8 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 7/8 and 3/8 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 7/8 and 3/8 in subtraction expression form like the below:
Difference = 7/8 - 3/8

step 4Take the common value 1/8 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
= 1/8 x (7 /1 - 3 /1)
= 1/8 x (7 - 3)

step 5Simplify the above expression further:
= 1/8 x 4
= 4/8
= 4/8
= 1/2
7/8 - 3/8 = 1/2

Hence,
7/8 minus 3/8 equals to 1/2 