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Q: How do you subtract fractions with same denominators?

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

The denominators need to be the same for subtraction. Find the Least Common Denominator for both items and then subtract.

The denominators must be the same before you can add or subtract fractions.

It stays the same. Only the numerators change.

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No. If the denominators are the same, you subtract the numerators. If the denominators are different you have to find the least common denominator.

If the denominators are the same, subtract the numerators. If the denominators are different, convert them to equivalent fractions with a common denominator and subtract the numerators.

Because you can't add or subtract fractions that have different denominators. Making them like fractions, by multiplying so the denominators are the same, you can add and/or subtract them.

If the fractions have the same denominator, add and subtract the numerators as if the denominators weren't there and put the result over that denominator. Reduce if possible. If the fractions have different denominators, find the LCM of the denominators and convert the fractions to equivalent fractions with like denominators. Then add and subtract the numerators as if the denominators weren't there and put the result over that denominator. Reduce if possible.

Subtract as if there were no denominators.

multiply the fractions until they have common denominators and then subtract them

You first have to convert the fractions so that the denominators are the same.

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

The denominators need to be the same for subtraction. Find the Least Common Denominator for both items and then subtract.

No, the denominators have to be the same.

Convert unlike fractions to equivalent fractions with common denominators by finding the LCM of the denominators.

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