Change the whole number into an improper fraction with the same denominator as the fraction and then subtract accordingly
You can subtract the bigger fraction by the smaller fraction and then put a minus sign in front of the answer.
First you would want to change the mixed number to an improper fraction. Then you can subtract
In the same way that you would answer a fraction subtract another fraction. The result could be either positive or negative, just as is the case with negative whole numbers.
You can either convert the decimal to a fraction and then subtract (3/4 - 0.5 = 3/4 - 2/4 = 1/4), OR you can convert the fraction to a decimal and then subtract (3/4 - 0.5 = 0.75 - 0.5 = 0.25).
Turn the proper fraction into an improper fraction.
Pie charts make nice fraction diagrams. Each fraction that you subtract is equivalent to taking out a slice of pie.
If denominators (bottom numbers) are the same,subtract numerators (top numbers).If not you need to make the denominators the same and then subtract numerators.
Just simply add/subtract the numerators then copy the denominator.
The answer when subtracting one number from another is called a difference. When subtracting one fraction from another, it is still called a difference.
It can be a negative or positive fraction, a negative or positive integer, or zero.
You have to get common denominators and then subtract the biggest numerator (top number) by the smallest, you may have to cnacel the fraction down to get the smallest possible fraction