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Q: What does subtracting fractions mean?

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What is the definition of Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

subtracting fractions

add? dont you mean subtract?

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Before adding or subtracting two fractions they are converted into like fractions. Explain with examples why this is necessary.

Subtracting a fraction is the same as adding its negative.

yes you should use a common denominator when subtracting with fractions, it makes it much easier.

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When adding or subtracting fractions their denominators must be the same

You need a common denominator for both.

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

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