# What is 3/5 - 1/10?

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 3/5 and 1/10.

3/5 - 1/10 = 25/50 as simplified as 1/2 in fraction form

3/5 - 1/10 = 0.5 in decimal form

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## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 3/5-1/10?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 1/10 from 3/5. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 3/5 minus 1/10.

1. LCM method

2. Cross multiplication method.

__Problem and Workout - LCM Method__

What is 3/5 minus 1/10 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

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

Input parameters and values:

3/5 & 1/10

3/5-1/10 = ?

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

The LCM for 5 and 10 is 10.

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

=(3 x 10)/(5 x 10)-(1 x 10)/(10 x 10)

=6/10-1/10

=(6 - 1)/10

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

= *5/10*

=1/2

3/5-1/10=1/2

By using LCM method, **1/2** is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 1/10 from 3/5.

__Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method__

step 1 Address formula and input values.

Input values:

3/5 & 1/10

3/5 - 1/10 = ?

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

= (3 x 10) - (1 x 5)/(5 x 10)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction

= (30 - 5)/50

= 25/50

= 1/2

3/5-1/10 = 1/2

By using cross multiplication method, **1/2** is the difference between two fractions 3/5 and 1/10.