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Q: How to subtract whole numbers with fractions?

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Simplify them.

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

Turn the proper fraction into an improper fraction.

add? dont you mean subtract?

No. All fractions are not whole numbers, but all whole numbers are [improper] fractions (with a denominator of 1).

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The same way you would add or subtract whole numbers, leaving the denominators alone.

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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.

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turn the whole number into an inproper fraction by doing this: multiply it by the denominator of the fraction.that answer is your numerator make the fractions denominator the whole number's denominator.then subtract just the numerators.you should have an improper fraction as your final answer, so turn that into a mixed number.

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