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Subtracting Improper  Fractions

improper fractions

Example of an improper fraction.

subtracting improper fractions

These two fractions has like
denominators, so we can subtract the
numerators and place that difference
over the common denominator.

improper fraction turn to mixed number

The Rules for subtracting fractions is the same as
adding fractions. Both denominators must be the
same before you can add them.


Note: Every Improper fraction can be turn into a mixed number.