# 8/10 minus 1/8 as a fraction 8/10 - 1/8 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 8/10 minus 1/8 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

8/10-1/8 equals to
8/10 - 1/8 = (?)
8/10 - 1/8 = [(8 x 8) - (1 x 10)]/(10 x 8)
= (64 - 10)/80
= 54/80
= (2 x 27)/(2 x 40)
= 27/40
8/10 - 1/8 = 27/40
8/10 minus 1/8 is equal to 27/40

where
8/10 is a fraction as a minuend,
1/8 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
27/40 is the difference between 8/10 and 1/8.

8/10 minus 1/8 as a decimal
8/10 - 1/8 = 27/40
27/40 = 0.675
8/10-1/8 as a decimal is 0.675
where
0.675 is the difference between 8/10 and 1/8.

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## How-to: 8/10 - 1/8 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 8/10 minus 1/8 in simplest form by using the following methods:
1. LCM method,
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
What is 8/10 minus 1/8 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 8/10
Fraction B: 1/8

What to be found?
8/10-1/8 = ?
Find what's the difference between 8/10 and 1/8.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 8/10 and 1/8 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 8/10 and 1/8 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions subtraction.

step 3For unlike fractions subtraction, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 8/10 and 1/8:
The LCM of 10 and 8 is 40.

step 4 Write the fractions 8/10 and 1/8 in the subtraction expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=8/10-1/8
=(8 x 40)/(10 x 40)-(1 x 40)/(8 x 40)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=32/40-5/40

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/40 x (32/1-5/1)
=1/40 x (32 - 5)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/40 x 27
=27/40
8/10-1/8=27/40

Hence,
8/10 minus 1/8 equals to 27/40 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 8/10
Fraction B: 1/8

What to be found?
8/10-1/8 = ?
Find what's the difference between 8/10 and 1/8.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (8 x 8), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (1 x 10), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (10 x 8) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (8 x 8) - (1 x 10)/(10 x 8)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (64 - 10)/80
= 54/80
= 27/40
8/10-1/8 = 27/40
Hence,
8/10 minus 1/8 = 27/40 