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Subtract 3/10 from 6/9

6/9 - 3/10 is 11/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    6/9 = 6 × 10/9 × 10 = 60/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    3/10 = 3 × 9/10 × 9 = 27/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/90 - 27/90 = 60 - 27/90 = 33/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/30

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