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Q: How do you subtract fractions with negative fractions?

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The same as with positive ones. Make sure they have the same denominator and add or subtract their numerators.

-1/2+7/10

Make the fractions equivalent then subtract

To subtract fractions with like denominators, subtract the numerators , and write the difference over the denominator. Example : Find 45−25 . Since the denominators are the same, subtract the numerators.

You just go ahead. You will end up with a negative answer.

To subtract a mixed number by a mixed number you first need to turn the fractions into improper fractions then you just subtract them as you would with the normal fractions

multiply the fractions until they have common denominators and then subtract them

You need a common denominator in order to add or subtract fractions.

it stay the same when you subtract fractions and when you add fractions.

-- Remember which one was positive and which was negative, then forget about the signs.-- Write down the one that was positive-- Subtract from it the one that was negative(Notice that if the negative one was bigger, then the answer will be negative.)

Because you can't add or subtract fractions that have different denominators. Making them like fractions, by multiplying so the denominators are the same, you can add and/or subtract them.

You don't

It means you have to subtract fractions.

subtracting fractions

no, to add and subtract like and unlike fractions the denominator has to be the same,

if both fractions are negative then add like normal then put a negative sign in front like this: -6/24 + -8/24 = - 14/24 now simplify. your answer is... -7/12 i hope this helped. (oh yeah, same thing with subtraction)

Subtract one from the other.If the answer is positive then the first is larger,if the answer is negative, then the second is larger.Rational numbers are numbers that can be expressed as fractions whereas irrational numbers can't be expressed as fractions.

by finding the common denominator of the fractions

If the denominators are the same, subtract the numerators. If the denominators are different, convert them to equivalent fractions with a common denominator and subtract the numerators.

We look at the signs of numbers when we need to combine them. We subtract only if numbers have different signs, otherwise we add them. So that, if we have in an expression several positive and negative numbers, we prefer to group numbers with the same sign and add them in order to subtract just once. While with fractions we like to group fractions with the same denominator first, and after that we can combine all fractions by finding their LCD.

you subtract the numerators, and leeave the denomonators alone

If the fractions have the same denominator, add and subtract the numerators as if the denominators weren't there and put the result over that denominator. Reduce if possible. If the fractions have different denominators, find the LCM of the denominators and convert the fractions to equivalent fractions with like denominators. Then add and subtract the numerators as if the denominators weren't there and put the result over that denominator. Reduce if possible.

By finding the lowest common denominator of the fractions.

You multiply the fractions until the denominators are equal. Then, you subtract.