Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 30/10 from 10/49

1st number: 10/49, 2nd number: 3 0/10

10/49 - 30/10 is -137/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    10/49 = 10 × 10/49 × 10 = 100/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    30/10 = 30 × 49/10 × 49 = 1470/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/490 - 1470/490 = 100 - 1470/490 = -1370/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -137/49

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com