Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 2/10 from 10/9

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 2/10

10/9 - 2/10 is 41/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    10/9 = 10 × 10/9 × 10 = 100/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    2/10 = 2 × 9/10 × 9 = 18/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/90 - 18/90 = 100 - 18/90 = 82/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/45

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com