# How do write in simplest form given 13/20-2/5?

Mar 8, 2018

$\frac{1}{4}$

#### Explanation:

Get the equation to the lowest common denominator by multiplying 5 and 2 by 4 because what you do to the denominator you have to do to the numerator:

$\frac{13}{20} - \frac{8}{20}$

This is then simplified to
$\frac{5}{20}$

Since 20 and 5 are divisible by 5 this is further simplified to :

$\frac{1}{4}$