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When you subtract two fraction the answer is called?

the difference

How to subtract a fraction from a whole number?

Change the whole number into an improper fraction with the same denominator as the fraction and then subtract accordingly

How do you subtract fractions without mixed numbers?

First, turn the fraction into a improper fraction. Then find a common denominator between the two numbers. After this, subtract strait across, but leave the denominator the same.

How do you subtract a smaller fraction by a bigger fraction?

You can subtract the bigger fraction by the smaller fraction and then put a minus sign in front of the answer.

What is the decimal how to turn tenth sevenths Into a proper fraction?

How to subtract 2 from two eighths

How do you find the difference between two mixed fractions?

Subtract the smaller fraction from the larger one.

How do you subtract mixed numbers and improper fraction?

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.

How do you subtract a negative fraction from a negative fraction?

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.

How do you subtract a decimal from a fraction?

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).

How do you subtract whole numbers with fractions?

Turn the proper fraction into an improper fraction.

What is the fraction or 3.40 subtract 2.22?


When you subtract to fraction problems the answer is called?

The difference.

How do you do a Fraction minus a fraction?

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.

How do you subtract fractions using diagrams?

Pie charts make nice fraction diagrams. Each fraction that you subtract is equivalent to taking out a slice of pie.

How do you add and subtract similar fraction?

Just simply add/subtract the numerators then copy the denominator.

How so you subtract fractions?

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

Why if there are two fraction having different denominator are you are going to find first their least common denominator?

To get the right answer when you add or subtract them.

When you subtract two fractions what is the name of the answer?

The answer is called a difference, just like if you had subtracted two integers. The fact that the answer is quantitatively a fraction doesn't matter in regards to its name.

How do you subtract a larger fraction from a smaller fraction?


Subtract a fraction from a negative fraction?

(-1/2) - (1/4) = -3/4 Done!

When you add or subtract two like fractions when does the final answer have a different denominator?

Never. You could write a fraction as a mixed fraction if you like and then the mixed fraction would have a different denominator (e.g.: 23/2 = 11 1/2)

How do you subtract fractions with mixed numbers?

change the mixed # into a fraction

What is 2over2 subtract by 3over12 in simplest fraction?


How to subtract a mixed number from a whole number?

You convert the mixed numeral into an improper fraction. Now subtract the improper fraction from the whole number by putting the whole number over 1.

How do your borrow from a whole number when subtracting fractions?

A mixed number has a whole number and a fraction. A fraction is a number that is less than whole and that has a denominator underneath a numerator. To add or subtract mixed numbers, add or subtract the fractions, then add or subtract the whole numbers. If the fraction portion of a mixed number, such as 2 5/6, is more than the fraction portion of the mixed number you're trying to subtract from, such as 3 1/6, you must borrow from the whole number of the mixed number you're trying to subtract from to make its fraction bigger... Please comment on my answers I do not have a Facebook account...