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    8/5 minus 1/6 as a fraction

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    8/5 - 1/6 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 8/5 minus 1/6 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    8/5-1/6 equals to
    8/5 - 1/6 = (?)
    8/5 - 1/6 = [(8 x 6) - (1 x 5)]/(5 x 6)
    = (48 - 5)/30
    = 43/30
    8/5 - 1/6 = 43/30
    8/5 minus 1/6 is equal to 43/30

    where
    8/5 is a fraction as a minuend,
    1/6 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    43/30 is the difference between 8/5 and 1/6.

    8/5 minus 1/6 as a decimal
    8/5 - 1/6 = 43/30
    43/30 = 1.4333
    8/5-1/6 as a decimal is 1.4333
    where
    1.4333 is the difference between 8/5 and 1/6.

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    How-to: 8/5 - 1/6 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 8/5 minus 1/6 in simplest form by using the following methods:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

    Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
    What is 8/5 minus 1/6 as a fraction?

    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 8/5
    Fraction B: 1/6

    What to be found?
    8/5-1/6 = ?
    Find what's the difference between 8/5 and 1/6.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 8/5 and 1/6 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 8/5 and 1/6 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 8/5 and 1/6:
    The LCM of 5 and 6 is 30.


    step 4 Write the fractions 8/5 and 1/6 in the subtraction expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
    =8/5-1/6
    =(8 x 30)/(5 x 30)-(1 x 30)/(6 x 30)


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =48/30-5/30


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/30 x (48/1-5/1)
    =1/30 x (48 - 5)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/30 x 43
    =43/30
    8/5-1/6=43/30

    Hence,
    8/5 minus 1/6 equals to 43/30 in fraction.



    Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 8/5
    Fraction B: 1/6

    What to be found?
    8/5-1/6 = ?
    Find what's the difference between 8/5 and 1/6.

    step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (8 x 6), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (1 x 5), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (5 x 6) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
    = (8 x 6) - (1 x 5)/(5 x 6)

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (48 - 5)/30
    8/5-1/6 = 43/30
    Hence,
    8/5 minus 1/6 = 43/30

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