Fractions and Mixed Numbers Subtraction

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1
5/2 - 1 7/9 =
   
2
7/2 - 2 8/9 =
   
3
4 3/4 - 10/5 =
   
4
2 5/7 - 10/4 =
   
5
2 5/9 - 5/3 =
   
6
2 8/9 - 4/2 =
   
7
10 6/10 - 6/4 =
   
8
6 4/5 - 6/2 =
   
9
9 9/10 - 7/2 =
   
10
8 7/10 - 9/2 =
   
11
9 3/8 - 10/6 =
   
12
3 8/10 - 6/4 =
   
13
8 2/10 - 4/2 =
   
14
5 2/4 - 8/6 =
   
15
9 7/9 - 8/4 =
   
16
9 5/6 - 8/5 =
   
17
7 7/8 - 9/7 =
   
18
1 2/4 - 9/7 =
   
19
3 3/8 - 10/3 =
   
20
3 2/9 - 7/4 =
   

Answers Key
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1
5/2 - 1 7/9 =
13/18
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
1
79
=
(1 x 9) + 79
=
9 + 79
=
169
52
-
169
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(2, 9) = 18
Make all the denominators equal to each other
52
=
5 x 182 x 18
=
5 x 918
=
4518
169
=
16 x 189 x 18
=
16 x 218
=
3218
4518
-
3218
=
45 - 3218
=
1318
52
-
1
79
=
1318
2
7/2 - 2 8/9 =
11/18
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
2
89
=
(2 x 9) + 89
=
18 + 89
=
269
72
-
269
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(2, 9) = 18
Make all the denominators equal to each other
72
=
7 x 182 x 18
=
7 x 918
=
6318
269
=
26 x 189 x 18
=
26 x 218
=
5218
6318
-
5218
=
63 - 5218
=
1118
72
-
2
89
=
1118
3
4 3/4 - 10/5 =
2 3/4
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
4
34
=
(4 x 4) + 34
=
16 + 34
=
194
194
-
105
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(4, 5) = 20
Make all the denominators equal to each other
194
=
19 x 204 x 20
=
19 x 520
=
9520
105
=
10 x 205 x 20
=
10 x 420
=
4020
9520
-
4020
=
95 - 4020
=
5520
simplify the fraction
GCF(55, 20) = 5
5520
=
55 ÷ 520 ÷ 5
=
114
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
114
=
84
+
34
= 2
34
4
34
-
105
=
2
34
4
2 5/7 - 10/4 =
3/14
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
2
57
=
(2 x 7) + 57
=
14 + 57
=
197
197
-
104
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(7, 4) = 28
Make all the denominators equal to each other
197
=
19 x 287 x 28
=
19 x 428
=
7628
104
=
10 x 284 x 28
=
10 x 728
=
7028
7628
-
7028
=
76 - 7028
=
628
simplify the fraction
GCF(6, 28) = 2
628
=
6 ÷ 228 ÷ 2
=
314
2
57
-
104
=
314
5
2 5/9 - 5/3 =
8/9
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
2
59
=
(2 x 9) + 59
=
18 + 59
=
239
239
-
53
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(9, 3) = 9
Make all the denominators equal to each other
239
=
23 x 99 x 9
=
23 x 19
=
239
53
=
5 x 93 x 9
=
5 x 39
=
159
239
-
159
=
23 - 159
=
89
2
59
-
53
=
89
6
2 8/9 - 4/2 =
8/9
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
2
89
=
(2 x 9) + 89
=
18 + 89
=
269
269
-
42
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(9, 2) = 18
Make all the denominators equal to each other
269
=
26 x 189 x 18
=
26 x 218
=
5218
42
=
4 x 182 x 18
=
4 x 918
=
3618
5218
-
3618
=
52 - 3618
=
1618
simplify the fraction
GCF(16, 18) = 2
1618
=
16 ÷ 218 ÷ 2
=
89
2
89
-
42
=
89
7
10 6/10 - 6/4 =
9 1/10
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
10
610
=
(10 x 10) + 610
=
100 + 610
=
10610
10610
-
64
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(10, 4) = 20
Make all the denominators equal to each other
10610
=
106 x 2010 x 20
=
106 x 220
=
21220
64
=
6 x 204 x 20
=
6 x 520
=
3020
21220
-
3020
=
212 - 3020
=
18220
simplify the fraction
GCF(182, 20) = 2
18220
=
182 ÷ 220 ÷ 2
=
9110
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
9110
=
9010
+
110
= 9
110
10
610
-
64
=
9
110
8
6 4/5 - 6/2 =
3 4/5
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
6
45
=
(6 x 5) + 45
=
30 + 45
=
345
345
-
62
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(5, 2) = 10
Make all the denominators equal to each other
345
=
34 x 105 x 10
=
34 x 210
=
6810
62
=
6 x 102 x 10
=
6 x 510
=
3010
6810
-
3010
=
68 - 3010
=
3810
simplify the fraction
GCF(38, 10) = 2
3810
=
38 ÷ 210 ÷ 2
=
195
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
195
=
155
+
45
= 3
45
6
45
-
62
=
3
45
9
9 9/10 - 7/2 =
6 2/5
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
9
910
=
(9 x 10) + 910
=
90 + 910
=
9910
9910
-
72
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(10, 2) = 10
Make all the denominators equal to each other
9910
=
99 x 1010 x 10
=
99 x 110
=
9910
72
=
7 x 102 x 10
=
7 x 510
=
3510
9910
-
3510
=
99 - 3510
=
6410
simplify the fraction
GCF(64, 10) = 2
6410
=
64 ÷ 210 ÷ 2
=
325
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
325
=
305
+
25
= 6
25
9
910
-
72
=
6
25
10
8 7/10 - 9/2 =
4 1/5
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
8
710
=
(8 x 10) + 710
=
80 + 710
=
8710
8710
-
92
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(10, 2) = 10
Make all the denominators equal to each other
8710
=
87 x 1010 x 10
=
87 x 110
=
8710
92
=
9 x 102 x 10
=
9 x 510
=
4510
8710
-
4510
=
87 - 4510
=
4210
simplify the fraction
GCF(42, 10) = 2
4210
=
42 ÷ 210 ÷ 2
=
215
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
215
=
205
+
15
= 4
15
8
710
-
92
=
4
15
11
9 3/8 - 10/6 =
7 17/24
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
9
38
=
(9 x 8) + 38
=
72 + 38
=
758
758
-
106
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(8, 6) = 24
Make all the denominators equal to each other
758
=
75 x 248 x 24
=
75 x 324
=
22524
106
=
10 x 246 x 24
=
10 x 424
=
4024
22524
-
4024
=
225 - 4024
=
18524
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
18524
=
16824
+
1724
= 7
1724
9
38
-
106
=
7
1724
12
3 8/10 - 6/4 =
2 3/10
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
3
810
=
(3 x 10) + 810
=
30 + 810
=
3810
3810
-
64
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(10, 4) = 20
Make all the denominators equal to each other
3810
=
38 x 2010 x 20
=
38 x 220
=
7620
64
=
6 x 204 x 20
=
6 x 520
=
3020
7620
-
3020
=
76 - 3020
=
4620
simplify the fraction
GCF(46, 20) = 2
4620
=
46 ÷ 220 ÷ 2
=
2310
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
2310
=
2010
+
310
= 2
310
3
810
-
64
=
2
310
13
8 2/10 - 4/2 =
6 1/5
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
8
210
=
(8 x 10) + 210
=
80 + 210
=
8210
8210
-
42
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(10, 2) = 10
Make all the denominators equal to each other
8210
=
82 x 1010 x 10
=
82 x 110
=
8210
42
=
4 x 102 x 10
=
4 x 510
=
2010
8210
-
2010
=
82 - 2010
=
6210
simplify the fraction
GCF(62, 10) = 2
6210
=
62 ÷ 210 ÷ 2
=
315
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
315
=
305
+
15
= 6
15
8
210
-
42
=
6
15
14
5 2/4 - 8/6 =
4 1/6
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
5
24
=
(5 x 4) + 24
=
20 + 24
=
224
224
-
86
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(4, 6) = 12
Make all the denominators equal to each other
224
=
22 x 124 x 12
=
22 x 312
=
6612
86
=
8 x 126 x 12
=
8 x 212
=
1612
6612
-
1612
=
66 - 1612
=
5012
simplify the fraction
GCF(50, 12) = 2
5012
=
50 ÷ 212 ÷ 2
=
256
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
256
=
246
+
16
= 4
16
5
24
-
86
=
4
16
15
9 7/9 - 8/4 =
7 7/9
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
9
79
=
(9 x 9) + 79
=
81 + 79
=
889
889
-
84
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(9, 4) = 36
Make all the denominators equal to each other
889
=
88 x 369 x 36
=
88 x 436
=
35236
84
=
8 x 364 x 36
=
8 x 936
=
7236
35236
-
7236
=
352 - 7236
=
28036
simplify the fraction
GCF(280, 36) = 4
28036
=
280 ÷ 436 ÷ 4
=
709
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
709
=
639
+
79
= 7
79
9
79
-
84
=
7
79
16
9 5/6 - 8/5 =
8 7/30
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
9
56
=
(9 x 6) + 56
=
54 + 56
=
596
596
-
85
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(6, 5) = 30
Make all the denominators equal to each other
596
=
59 x 306 x 30
=
59 x 530
=
29530
85
=
8 x 305 x 30
=
8 x 630
=
4830
29530
-
4830
=
295 - 4830
=
24730
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
24730
=
24030
+
730
= 8
730
9
56
-
85
=
8
730
17
7 7/8 - 9/7 =
6 33/56
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
7
78
=
(7 x 8) + 78
=
56 + 78
=
638
638
-
97
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(8, 7) = 56
Make all the denominators equal to each other
638
=
63 x 568 x 56
=
63 x 756
=
44156
97
=
9 x 567 x 56
=
9 x 856
=
7256
44156
-
7256
=
441 - 7256
=
36956
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
36956
=
33656
+
3356
= 6
3356
7
78
-
97
=
6
3356
18
1 2/4 - 9/7 =
3/14
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
1
24
=
(1 x 4) + 24
=
4 + 24
=
64
64
-
97
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(4, 7) = 28
Make all the denominators equal to each other
64
=
6 x 284 x 28
=
6 x 728
=
4228
97
=
9 x 287 x 28
=
9 x 428
=
3628
4228
-
3628
=
42 - 3628
=
628
simplify the fraction
GCF(6, 28) = 2
628
=
6 ÷ 228 ÷ 2
=
314
1
24
-
97
=
314
19
3 3/8 - 10/3 =
1/24
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
3
38
=
(3 x 8) + 38
=
24 + 38
=
278
278
-
103
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(8, 3) = 24
Make all the denominators equal to each other
278
=
27 x 248 x 24
=
27 x 324
=
8124
103
=
10 x 243 x 24
=
10 x 824
=
8024
8124
-
8024
=
81 - 8024
=
124
3
38
-
103
=
124
20
3 2/9 - 7/4 =
1 17/36
Steps
Convert the mixed fraction into fraction
3
29
=
(3 x 9) + 29
=
27 + 29
=
299
299
-
74
Find the lcm for both denominators
LCM(9, 4) = 36
Make all the denominators equal to each other
299
=
29 x 369 x 36
=
29 x 436
=
11636
74
=
7 x 364 x 36
=
7 x 936
=
6336
11636
-
6336
=
116 - 6336
=
5336
Convert the fraction into mixed fraction
5336
=
3636
+
1736
= 1
1736
3
29
-
74
=
1
1736

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