Q: How do you subtract whole numbers by fractions?

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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.

No because whole numbers are integers that do not have decimals or fractions with them.

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When you subtract one number from another, the result is called the difference. What does your question mean? If by "when two whole numbers are subtracted" you mean that you subtract one whole number from the minuend, and then you subtract another whole number from the difference, then the answer you get is another difference. In effect, you have one minuend and two subtrahends.

The symbols used for counting in math are called numbers, or numerals. They can be whole numbers, or fractions of parts of a number.

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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?

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

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.

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.

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

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Find theLeast Common Denominator (LCD)Find the equivalent fractions.Add or subtract the fractions and add or subtract the whole numbers.Write your answer in lowest terms.

Convert the whole number to a fraction with the same numerator and subtract: 3-4/5 3=15/5 15/5-4/5=11/5

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