Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 4/10 from 4/3

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 4/10

4/3 - 4/10 is 14/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    4/3 = 4 × 10/3 × 10 = 40/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    4/10 = 4 × 3/10 × 3 = 12/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/30 - 12/30 = 40 - 12/30 = 28/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/15

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com