# How do you evaluate #\frac { 3} { 5} - 8\frac { 1} { 5} #?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 13, 2017

Find the difference between the two fractions as one is positive and the other is negative.

#### Explanation:

-8 1/5 is larger than 3/5 so the answer will be negative.

The answer is - 7 3/5