# What is 3/10 - 1/6?

getcalc.com's **two fractions subtraction calculator** is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for difference between two fractional numbers with different, unequal or unlike denominators 3/10 and 1/6.

3/10 - 1/6 = 8/60 as simplified as 2/15 in fraction form

3/10 - 1/6 = 0.1333 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 3/10-1/6?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 1/6 from 3/10. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 3/10 minus 1/6.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 3/10 minus 1/6 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

step 1 Address *formula*, input parameters and values.

Input parameters and values:

3/10 & 1/6

3/10-1/6 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators

The LCM for 10 and 6 is 30.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator

=(3 x 30)/(10 x 30)-(1 x 30)/(6 x 30)

=9/30-5/30

=(9 - 5)/30

step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.

= *4/30*

=2/15

3/10-1/6=2/15

By using LCM method, **2/15** is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 1/6 from 3/10.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

3/10 & 1/6

3/10 - 1/6 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below

= (3 x 6) - (1 x 10)/(10 x 6)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (18 - 10)/60

= 8/60

= 2/15

3/10-1/6 = 2/15

By using cross multiplication method, **2/15** is the difference between two fractions 3/10 and 1/6.