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Free printable and online worksheets to help Grade 5 students practice subtracting mixed mixed numbers.
We have four groups of worksheets for subtracting mixed numbers.
Subtract Mixed Numbers (like denominators, no regrouping)
Subtract Mixed Numbers (like denominators, regrouping)
Subtract Mixed Numbers (unlike denominators, no regrouping)
Subtract Mixed Numbers (unlike denominators, regrouping)
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Step 1: Subtract the fractions.
Check that the denominators of the fractions are the same.
Check that the numerator of the first fraction is ≥ to the numerator of the second fraction.
Since the fractions have the same denominator, subtract the numerators while keeping the denominator the same. Write the result as a new fraction with the common denominator.
Step 2: Subtract the whole numbers.
Step 3: Add the results from step 1 and step 2 to get the final answer.
For example:
5 6/7 - 2 4/7
Step 1: Subtract the fractions.
The fractions have the same denominator, which is 7.
Subtract the numerators: 6 - 4 = 2
6/7 - 4/7 = 2/7
Step 2: Subtract the whole numbers.
5 - 2 = 3
Step 3: The answer is then 3 2/7.
Have a look at this video if you need to review how to subtract mixed numbers with like denominators.
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Subtract Mixed Numbers Worksheet (like denominators, no regrouping)
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Subtract Mixed Numbers Worksheet (like denominators, with regrouping)
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Subtract Mixed Numbers Worksheet (unlike denominators, no regrouping)
(Answers on the second page.)
Subtract Mixed Numbers Worksheet (unlike denominators, with regrouping)
(Answers on the second page.)
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