# How do you simplify # 3/5 - 5/10#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

Before we subtract these fractions, we need to have a common denominator. We can use

We multiply the numerator and denominator in the first fraction by

Thus, our new expression is

And since we have a common denominator, we just subtract the numerators to get:

Hope this helps!