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Subtract 3/10 from 8/3

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 3/10

8/3 - 3/10 is 71/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    8/3 = 8 × 10/3 × 10 = 80/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    3/10 = 3 × 3/10 × 3 = 9/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/30 - 9/30 = 80 - 9/30 = 71/30
  5. In mixed form: 211/30

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