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Subtract 5/18 from 3/10

3/10 - 5/18 is 1/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    3/10 = 3 × 9/10 × 9 = 27/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    5/18 = 5 × 5/18 × 5 = 25/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/90 - 25/90 = 27 - 25/90 = 2/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/45

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