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 ?