# 8/7 minus 2/3 as a fraction 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 