How Do You Subtract a Whole Number from a Fraction?

How Do You Subtract a Whole Number from a Fraction?

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Subtracting a whole number from a fraction can be tricky. Luckily, watching this tutorial can make this subtraction no big deal!

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Background Tutorials

Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators.

Trying to add fractions with unlike denominators? You're going to need a common denominator first! Follow along with this tutorial and see what you need to do to add these fractions together.