What is 2/3 minus 2/5?
Here we will show you how to calculate 2/3 minus 2/5. We will give you the answer in fraction form and in decimal form.
We label the numbers in 2/3 minus 2/5 like this:
2/3 - 2/5 = A/B - C/D
We will use a formula that does not require you to find the lowest common denominator to find the solution. The formula is:
(AD - BC) / BD
When we fill in 2/3 minus 2/5 into the formula above, we get:
(2x5 - 3x2) / 3x5
(10 - 6) / 15
Thus, the answer to 2/3 minus 2/5 (simplified if necessary) in fraction form is as follows:
To get the answer to 2/3 minus 2/5 in decimal form, we simply divide the numerator by the denominator from our fraction answer:
4 / 15 = 0.2667
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