# How do you simplify # (8/125) -1/3#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 17, 2016

#### Explanation:

In order to add or subtract fractions, they must have the same denominator, which is called the least common denominator (LCD).

Find the LCD by prime factorization of both denominators.

Multiply the prime factors to get the LCD.

Multiply each fraction by a factor that will give each fraction the denominator

Simplify.