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Subtract 3/30 from 10/8

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 3/30

10/8 - 3/30 is 23/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    10/8 = 10 × 15/8 × 15 = 150/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    3/30 = 3 × 4/30 × 4 = 12/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/120 - 12/120 = 150 - 12/120 = 138/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/20
  6. In mixed form: 13/20

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