# What is 5/6 - 3/10?

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 5/6 and 3/10.

5/6 - 3/10 = 32/60 as simplified as 8/15 in fraction form

5/6 - 3/10 = 0.5333 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 5/6-3/10?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 3/10 from 5/6. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 5/6 minus 3/10.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 5/6 minus 3/10 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

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

Input parameters and values:

5/6 & 3/10

5/6-3/10 = ?

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

The LCM for 6 and 10 is 30.

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

=(5 x 30)/(6 x 30)-(3 x 30)/(10 x 30)

=25/30-9/30

=(25 - 9)/30

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

= *16/30*

=8/15

5/6-3/10=8/15

By using LCM method, **8/15** is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 3/10 from 5/6.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

5/6 & 3/10

5/6 - 3/10 = ?

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

= (5 x 10) - (3 x 6)/(6 x 10)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (50 - 18)/60

= 32/60

= 8/15

5/6-3/10 = 8/15

By using cross multiplication method, **8/15** is the difference between two fractions 5/6 and 3/10.