# Chapter R - Section R.2 - Fractions - Exercise Set: 90

$\frac{11}{8}$

#### Work Step by Step

To find the difference between the two crutches, we subrtract the fractions. $43-41\frac{5}{8}=\frac{43*8}{8}-\frac{41*8+5}{8}=\frac{344}{8}-\frac{333}{8}=\frac{344-333}{8}=\frac{11}{8}$

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