What is 8/12 minus 2/12? 8/12 - 2/12 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is the difference between 8/12 and 2/12 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

8/12-2/12 equals to
8/12 - 2/12 = 1/2
Hence, 8/12 - 2/12 is equal to 1/2.
where
8/12 is a fraction as a minuend,
2/12 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
1/2 is the difference between 8/12 and 2/12.

8/12 minus 2/12 as a decimal
8/12 - 2/12 = 1/2
1/2 = 0.5
Hence, 8/12-2/12 can be written as 0.5 in decimal.
where
0.5 is the difference between 8/12 and 2/12.

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How-to: 8/12 - 2/12 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation for subtracting 8/12 from 2/12 shows how to find what is the difference between 8/12 and 2/12.

Problem and Workout:
What is 8/12 minus 2/12 as a fraction?
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 8/12
Fraction B: 2/12

What to be found?
8/12-2/12 = ?
Find what's the difference of 8/12 and 2/12.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 8/12 and 2/12 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 8/12 and 2/12 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 8/12 and 2/12 in subtraction expression form like the below:
Difference = 8/12 - 2/12

step 4Take the common value 1/12 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
= 1/12 x (8 /1 - 2 /1)
= 1/12 x (8 - 2)

step 5Simplify the above expression further:
= 1/12 x 6
= 6/12
= 6/12
= 1/2
8/12 - 2/12 = 1/2

Hence,
8/12 minus 2/12 equals to 1/2 