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Subtract 28/80 from 70/30

1st number: 2 10/30, 2nd number: 28/80

70/30 - 28/80 is 119/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    70/30 = 70 × 8/30 × 8 = 560/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    28/80 = 28 × 3/80 × 3 = 84/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/240 - 84/240 = 560 - 84/240 = 476/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 119/60
  6. In mixed form: 159/60

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