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    8/7 minus 2/3 as a fraction

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    8/7 - 2/3 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 8/7 minus 2/3 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    8/7-2/3 equals to
    8/7 - 2/3 = (?)
    8/7 - 2/3 = [(8 x 3) - (2 x 7)]/(7 x 3)
    = (24 - 14)/21
    = 10/21
    8/7 - 2/3 = 10/21
    8/7 minus 2/3 is equal to 10/21

    where
    8/7 is a fraction as a minuend,
    2/3 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    10/21 is the difference between 8/7 and 2/3.

    8/7 minus 2/3 as a decimal
    8/7 - 2/3 = 10/21
    10/21 = 0.4762
    8/7-2/3 as a decimal is 0.4762
    where
    0.4762 is the difference between 8/7 and 2/3.

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    How-to: 8/7 - 2/3 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 8/7 minus 2/3 in simplest form by using the following methods:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

    Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
    What is 8/7 minus 2/3 as a fraction?

    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 8/7
    Fraction B: 2/3

    What to be found?
    8/7-2/3 = ?
    Find what's the difference between 8/7 and 2/3.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 8/7 and 2/3 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 8/7 and 2/3 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 8/7 and 2/3:
    The LCM of 7 and 3 is 21.


    step 4 Write the fractions 8/7 and 2/3 in the subtraction expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
    =8/7-2/3
    =(8 x 21)/(7 x 21)-(2 x 21)/(3 x 21)


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =24/21-14/21


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/21 x (24/1-14/1)
    =1/21 x (24 - 14)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/21 x 10
    =10/21
    8/7-2/3=10/21

    Hence,
    8/7 minus 2/3 equals to 10/21 in fraction.



    Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 8/7
    Fraction B: 2/3

    What to be found?
    8/7-2/3 = ?
    Find what's the difference between 8/7 and 2/3.

    step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (8 x 3), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (2 x 7), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (7 x 3) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
    = (8 x 3) - (2 x 7)/(7 x 3)

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (24 - 14)/21
    8/7-2/3 = 10/21
    Hence,
    8/7 minus 2/3 = 10/21

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