Hey guys i just need to know something really quick whats 6-2/5-8

I got 38/40

But my answer sheet shows something else please explain.

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- January 12th 2009, 12:32 PMfrankpham12Fractions
Hey guys i just need to know something really quick whats 6-2/5-8

I got 38/40

But my answer sheet shows something else please explain. - January 12th 2009, 12:36 PMnzmathman
Is that ?

If so, just do the subtractions and take the minus sign to the top to get

Or ?

Put it all over a common denominator:

- January 12th 2009, 12:37 PMmr fantastic