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Subtract 40/35 from 10/3

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 1 5/35

10/3 - 40/35 is 46/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    10/3 = 10 × 35/3 × 35 = 350/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    40/35 = 40 × 3/35 × 3 = 120/105
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/105 - 120/105 = 350 - 120/105 = 230/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 46/21
  6. In mixed form: 24/21

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