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    8/12 minus 9/12 as a fraction

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    8/12 - 9/12 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 8/12 minus 9/12 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    8/12-9/12 equals to
    8/12 - 9/12 = (?)
    8/12 - 9/12 = (8 - 9)/12
    = -1/12
    8/12 - 9/12 = -1/12
    8/12 minus 9/12 is equal to -1/12

    where
    8/12 is a fraction as a minuend,
    9/12 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    -1/12 is the difference between 8/12 and 9/12.

    8/12 minus 9/12 as a decimal
    8/12 - 9/12 = -1/12
    -1/12 = -0.0833
    8/12-9/12 as a decimal is -0.0833
    where
    -0.0833 is the difference between 8/12 and 9/12.

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    How-to: 8/12 - 9/12 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 8/12 minus 9/12 in simplest form

    Problem and Workout:
    What is 8/12 minus 9/12 as a fraction?
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 8/12
    Fraction B: 9/12

    What to be found?
    8/12-9/12 = ?
    Find what's the difference of 8/12 and 9/12.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 8/12 and 9/12 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 8/12 and 9/12 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 9/12 in subtraction expression form like the below:
    Difference = 8/12 - 9/12


    step 4Take the common value 1/12 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
    = 1/12 x (8 /1 - 9 /1)
    = 1/12 x (8 - 9)


    step 5Simplify the above expression further:
    = 1/12 x -1
    = -1/12
    8/12 - 9/12 = -1/12

    Hence,
    8/12 minus 9/12 equals to -1/12

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