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Subtracting Mixed Numbers Worksheets

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Objective: I can subtract mixed numbers.

Follow these steps to subtract mixed numbers:

Step 1: If there are unlike denominators, convert to common denominators

Step 2: Subtract the whole parts

Step 3: Subtract the fractions (borrow from the whole number if necessary) and simplify

Step 4: Subtract the whole number.

Step 5: Rewrite the fraction next to the whole number

Read the lesson on subtracting mixed numbers if you need help on how to add mixed numbers.

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
Subtract the mixed numbers

3 3/8 – 2 1/3 = /

3 3/4 – 1 2/5 = /

2 5/6 – 2 2/9 = /

3 1/3– 2 1/4 = /

5 5/9 – 2 1/3 = /

7 4/5 – 3 2/9 = /

2 1/4 – 1 7/8 = /

4 5/9 – 3 5/6 = /

4 1/2 – 1 7/8 = /

5 1/4– 2 1/3 = /

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