How do you solve 18\frac{7}{8}-10\frac{3}{8}?

Dec 1, 2016

$8 \frac{1}{2}$

Explanation:

First, separate the whole numbers from the fractions and subtract them separately.

$18 - 10$ and $\frac{7}{8} - \frac{3}{8}$

We simplify to get

$8$ and $\frac{4}{8} = \frac{1}{2}$

So, put them together to get

$8 \frac{1}{2}$