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Subtract 4/70 from 3/10

3/10 - 4/70 is 17/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    3/10 = 3 × 7/10 × 7 = 21/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    4/70 = 4 × 1/70 × 1 = 4/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/70 - 4/70 = 21 - 4/70 = 17/70

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