Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 3/10 from 1/9

1/9 - 3/10 is -17/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    1/9 = 1 × 10/9 × 10 = 10/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    3/10 = 3 × 9/10 × 9 = 27/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/90 - 27/90 = 10 - 27/90 = -17/90

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com