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Subtraction of Mixed Numbers











































Subtract Mixed Numbers

• Step 1. Convert each mixed number to an improper fraction

• Step 2. Convert the denominators in each fraction to a common denominator.

• Step 3. Subtract the numerators.

• Step 4. Place the answer obtained by subtracting the numerators (Step 3.) over the common denominator to form a new fraction.

• Step 5. Simplify the new fraction.

What is 2 ¼ - 3/10 ?

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Mar 31, 2013
Subtraction
by: Staff


Answer

Part I

Mixed Numbers - Subtraction Problem




• Step 1. Convert each mixed number to an improper fraction

Convert each mixed number to an improper fraction




• Step 2. Convert the denominators in each fraction to a common denominator.

Convert the denominators in each fraction to a common denominator





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Mar 31, 2013
Subtraction
by: Staff


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Part II

Step 3. Subtract the numerators.
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Step 4. Place the answer obtained by subtracting the numerators (Step 3.) over the common denominator to form a new fraction.

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Step 5. Simplify the new fraction.

Simplify the new fraction




The final answer is:

Convert from improper fraction to mixed number








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