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Subtract 10/48 from 40/70

40/70 - 10/48 is 61/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 48 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    40/70 = 40 × 24/70 × 24 = 960/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    10/48 = 10 × 35/48 × 35 = 350/1680
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    960/1680 - 350/1680 = 960 - 350/1680 = 610/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/168

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