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Q: How do you subtract fractions with mixed numbers?

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To subtract a mixed number by a mixed number you first need to turn the fractions into improper fractions then you just subtract them as you would with the normal fractions

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.

Convert them to improper fractions with common denominators and proceed.

Yes.

if you have mixed numbers you make them into improper fractions before you multiply

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To combine the fractions or subtract the fractions. Same method with mixed numbers.

Convert them to improper fractions and proceed.

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

To subtract a mixed number by a mixed number you first need to turn the fractions into improper fractions then you just subtract them as you would with the normal fractions

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.

Convert them to improper fractions with common denominators and proceed.

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Make them into improper fractions, find the least common denominator, convert them, subtract, reduce if possible.

Yes.

Mixed fractions can't become whole 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.

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