# What is 18/10-8/3?

How much is 1810 minus 83. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• - 1315
• 0.8667 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

Subtract

1810 - 83 = - 2630

1. ### Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

Multiples of 10 are   10, 20, 30 ....etc

Multiples of 3 are   3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, ..., 30 ...etc

The LCM of 10 and 3 is 30. So, the common denominator of 1810 and 83 is 30. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1810 - 83
• 18 * 310 * 3 - 8 * 103 * 10
• 5430 - 8030
2. ### Subtract

• 5430 - 8030
• 54 - 8030
• - 2630

Subtract the numerators and place the difference over the common denominator.

Simplify

• - 2630
• - 1315
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• - 2630
• - 26 ÷ 230 ÷ 2
• - 1315

The greatest common divisor of 26 and 30 is 2, the fraction - 2630 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.