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Subtract 24/10 from 20/3

1st number: 6 2/3, 2nd number: 2 4/10

20/3 - 24/10 is 64/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    20/3 = 20 × 10/3 × 10 = 200/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    24/10 = 24 × 3/10 × 3 = 72/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    200/30 - 72/30 = 200 - 72/30 = 128/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 64/15
  6. In mixed form: 44/15

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