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Q: How so you subtract fractions?

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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.

Make the fractions equivalent then subtract

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

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

he fact that they are improper is irrelevant. Re-scale the fractions so that they have the same denominator and thenadd or subtract as required.

Subtracting fractions is similar to adding fractions. If the fractions have the same denominator, you subtract the numerators. If the fractions have different denominators, you have to convert to a common denominator first.Subtracting fractions is similar to adding fractions. If the fractions have the same denominator, you subtract the numerators. If the fractions have different denominators, you have to convert to a common denominator first.Subtracting fractions is similar to adding fractions. If the fractions have the same denominator, you subtract the numerators. If the fractions have different denominators, you have to convert to a common denominator first.Subtracting fractions is similar to adding fractions. If the fractions have the same denominator, you subtract the numerators. If the fractions have different denominators, you have to convert to a common denominator first.

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

It means you have to subtract fractions.

subtracting fractions

You don't

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

So its easier to add subtract or most commonly multiply

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