Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 6/3 from 1/10

1st number: 1/10, 2nd number: 2 0/3

1/10 - 6/3 is -19/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 3 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    1/10 = 1 × 3/10 × 3 = 3/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    6/3 = 6 × 10/3 × 10 = 60/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/30 - 60/30 = 3 - 60/30 = -57/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/10

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com