Subtracting Fractions Illustrated
There are 3 Simple Steps to subtract fractions:
- Step 1: Make sure the bottom numbers are the same (so the slices are the same size)
- Step 2: Subtract the top numbers. Put the answer over the same bottom number.
- Step 3: Simplify the fraction (if needed).
Read more at How to Subtract Fractions, and see it in action here:
♫ "If adding or subtracting is your aim,
The bottom numbers must be the same!
♫ "Changing bottom with multiply or divide,
The same to top must be applied,
♫ "And don't forget to simplify,
Before its time to say good bye"