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Q: How do you subtract a mixed number by a mixed number?

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Subtracting a mixed number is just subtracting fractions but with a whole number by a fraction. To subtract tun the mixed numbers into improper fractions and find the common denominator. Then you subtract the numerators.

First you would want to change the mixed number to an improper fraction. Then you can subtract

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You convert the mixed numeral into an improper fraction. Now subtract the improper fraction from the whole number by putting the whole number over 1.

Convert them to improper fractions with common denominators and proceed normally.

It will be either a mixed fraction or a proper fraction, positive or negative.

You get the gcf and you multiply the numerator with the number you used to get to the gcf

A mixed number has a whole number and a fraction. A fraction is a number that is less than whole and that has a denominator underneath a numerator. To add or subtract mixed numbers, add or subtract the fractions, then add or subtract the whole numbers. If the fraction portion of a mixed number, such as 2 5/6, is more than the fraction portion of the mixed number you're trying to subtract from, such as 3 1/6, you must borrow from the whole number of the mixed number you're trying to subtract from to make its fraction bigger... Please comment on my answers I do not have a Facebook account...

when people subtract and when there done turn it in to a mixed number.

you take away one of the whole number=then you add or subtract your fractions=

When you subtract 16 2/3 from 7 7/8 you will get 211/24 as a mixed number.

Make them into improper fractions, find the least common denominator, convert them, subtract, reduce if possible.

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