# What is 7/10 - 3/6?

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 7/10 and 3/6.

7/10 - 3/6 = 12/60 as simplified as 1/5 in fraction form

7/10 - 3/6 = 0.2 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 7/10-3/6?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 3/6 from 7/10. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 7/10 minus 3/6.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 7/10 minus 3/6 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

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

Input parameters and values:

7/10 & 3/6

7/10-3/6 = ?

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

=(7 x 30)/(10 x 30)-(3 x 30)/(6 x 30)

=21/30-15/30

=(21 - 15)/30

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

= *6/30*

=1/5

7/10-3/6=1/5

By using LCM method, **1/5** is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 3/6 from 7/10.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

7/10 & 3/6

7/10 - 3/6 = ?

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

= (7 x 6) - (3 x 10)/(10 x 6)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (42 - 30)/60

= 12/60

= 1/5

7/10-3/6 = 1/5

By using cross multiplication method, **1/5** is the difference between two fractions 7/10 and 3/6.