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Subtract 12/35 from 5/10

5/10 - 12/35 is 11/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    5/10 = 5 × 7/10 × 7 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    12/35 = 12 × 2/35 × 2 = 24/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    35/70 - 24/70 = 35 - 24/70 = 11/70

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