# Finding the Difference of Mixed Numbers 14/8 and 15/8

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## Elaborate Solution to find Difference of Mixed Numbers 14/8 and 15/8

The given mixed numbers are 14/8 and 15/8

Converting 14/8 mix number to fraction

Given Mixed Number is 1 4/8

A Mixed Number is an addition of it's whole number and fractional parts.

The Whole Number is 1 and the fractional part is 4/8.

On adding them, they can be written as:

1/1 + 4/8

The L.C.M of the denominators 1 and 8 is 8.

The numerator of the first fraction 1 is multiplied with the denominator of the second fraction 8.

1 x 8 + 4/8

8 + 4/8

After multiplying, the numerators 8 and 4 should be added.

12/8

The fraction value we get is 12/8.

On simplifying the fraction,we get:

3/2

After converting the Mixed Number 1 4/8 to the Improper Fraction,the result is 3/2.

Converting 15/8 mix number to fraction

Given Mixed Number is 1 5/8

A Mixed Number is an addition of it's whole number and fractional parts.

The Whole Number is 1 and the fractional part is 5/8.

On adding them, they can be written as:

1/1 + 5/8

The L.C.M of the denominators 1 and 8 is 8.

The numerator of the first fraction 1 is multiplied with the denominator of the second fraction 8.

1 x 8 + 5/8

8 + 5/8

After multiplying, the numerators 8 and 5 should be added.

13/8

The fraction value we get is 13/8.

After converting the Mixed Number 1 5/8 to the Improper Fraction,the result is 13/8.

Subtracting fractions 3/2 and 13/8

The given fractions are 3/2 and 13/8

Firstly the L.C.M should be done for the denominators of the two fractions 3/2 and 13/8

3/2 - 13/8

The LCM of 2 and 8 (denominators of the fractions) is 8
 2 2, 8 1, 4

So the lcm of the given numbers is 2 x 1 x 4 = 8

= 3 x 4 - 13 x 1/8

= 12 - 13/8

= -1/8

Result: -1/8