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Subtract 5/30 from 28/10

1st number: 2 8/10, 2nd number: 5/30

28/10 - 5/30 is 79/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    28/10 = 28 × 3/10 × 3 = 84/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    5/30 = 5 × 1/30 × 1 = 5/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/30 - 5/30 = 84 - 5/30 = 79/30
  5. In mixed form: 219/30

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