What is 9/6 minus 5/8? 9/6 - 5/8 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is the difference between 9/6 and 5/8 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

9/6-5/8 equals to
9/6 - 5/8 = 7/8
Hence, 9/6 - 5/8 is equal to 7/8.
where
9/6 is a fraction as a minuend,
5/8 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
7/8 is the difference between 9/6 and 5/8.

9/6 minus 5/8 as a decimal
9/6 - 5/8 = 7/8
7/8 = 0.875
Hence, 9/6-5/8 can be written as 0.875 in decimal.
where
0.875 is the difference between 9/6 and 5/8.

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How-to: 9/6 - 5/8 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation for subtracting 9/6 from 5/8 shows how to find what is the difference between 9/6 and 5/8. The difference of fractions 9/6 minus 5/8 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below:
1. LCM method,
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
What is 9/6 minus 5/8 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 9/6
Fraction B: 5/8

What to be found?
9/6-5/8 = ?
Find what's the difference between 9/6 and 5/8.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 9/6 and 5/8 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 9/6 and 5/8 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 9/6 and 5/8:
The LCM of 6 and 8 is 24.

step 4 Write the fractions 9/6 and 5/8 in the subtraction expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=9/6-5/8
=(9 x 24)/(6 x 24)-(5 x 24)/(8 x 24)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=36/24-15/24

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/24 x (36/1-15/1)
=1/24 x (36 - 15)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/24 x 21
= 21/24
=7/8
9/6-5/8=7/8

Hence,
9/6 minus 5/8 equals to 7/8 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 9/6
Fraction B: 5/8

What to be found?
9/6-5/8 = ?
Find what's the difference between 9/6 and 5/8.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (9 x 8), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (5 x 6), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (6 x 8) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (9 x 8) - (5 x 6)/(6 x 8)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (72 - 30)/48
= 42/48
= 7/8
9/6-5/8 = 7/8
Hence,
9/6 minus 5/8 = 7/8 