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Subtract 4/30 from 8/3

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 4/30

8/3 - 4/30 is 38/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 30 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 30 × 1 = 30,
    4/30 = 4 × 1/30 × 1 = 4/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/30 - 4/30 = 80 - 4/30 = 76/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/15
  6. In mixed form: 28/15

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