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.
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