How to solve 3 1/2 - 2/3? I get getting 1 1/6 is that right
Now put that into the subtraction problem:
These two fractions do not have the same denominator, so they cannot be subtracted. Give them each a denominator of
Remember to multiply the top and bottom by the same number, to keep their correct value:
Now put them back into the subtraction problem and subtract the numerators:
I went ahead and turned it back into a mixed number. The most simplified version of this subtraction problem is
No, it is
You would change both fractions to have common denominators. You should get
If you take away the 3 and add one whole to the
Hope this helps!
Sadly No. The answer is
To take away or add fractions if you are every wondering if you are right you can convert them both to top-heavy fractions.
then you want to find a denominator which factors contain 2 and 3.
and convert the fractions above.
Then you have