# 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
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 3/10 and 1/6 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such two fractions subtraction calculations efficiently.

## 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. 