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Subtract 72/10 from 3/30

1st number: 3/30, 2nd number: 7 2/10

3/30 - 72/10 is -71/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    3/30 = 3 × 1/30 × 1 = 3/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    72/10 = 72 × 3/10 × 3 = 216/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/30 - 216/30 = 3 - 216/30 = -213/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -71/10

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