Q: How to subtract whole numbers with fractions?

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Turn the proper fraction into an improper fraction.

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.

Fractions help with numbers that are not whole numbers.

Mixed fractions can't become whole numbers.

change the mixed # into a fraction

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Simplify them.

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.

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