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Subtract 7/10 from 9/5

1st number: 1 4/5, 2nd number: 7/10

9/5 - 7/10 is 11/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    9/5 = 9 × 2/5 × 2 = 18/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    7/10 = 7 × 1/10 × 1 = 7/10
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/10 - 7/10 = 18 - 7/10 = 11/10
  5. In mixed form: 11/10

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