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Subtract 2/84 from 30/10

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 2/84

30/10 - 2/84 is 125/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 42 = 420,
    30/10 = 30 × 42/10 × 42 = 1260/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    2/84 = 2 × 5/84 × 5 = 10/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1260/420 - 10/420 = 1260 - 10/420 = 1250/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 125/42
  6. In mixed form: 241/42

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