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# How do you subtract mixed numbers and improper fraction?

Updated: 9/26/2023

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6y ago

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

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12y ago

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6y ago

By changing the mixed number into an improper fraction and ensuring that they both have the same denominators simply then subtract one improper fraction from the other improper fraction.

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### How can you add and subtract mixed numbers?

Make it into an both numbers an improper fraction and then do the opperation.

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