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Subtract 60/21 from 42/10

1st number: 4 2/10, 2nd number: 2 18/21

42/10 - 60/21 is 47/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 21 is 210

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    42/10 = 42 × 21/10 × 21 = 882/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 10 = 210,
    60/21 = 60 × 10/21 × 10 = 600/210
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    882/210 - 600/210 = 882 - 600/210 = 282/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/35
  6. In mixed form: 112/35

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