## Subtract Mixed Numbers

### Subtract Mixed Numbers: Learn

Mixed numbers consist of an integer followed by a fraction.

integer
numerator
denominator

How to subtract mixed numbers that have the same denominator:

• If the second fraction is larger than the first, borrow 1 whole in the first mixed number
• Subtract the second numerator from the first, and place that difference over the common denominator
• Subtract the integer portions of the two mixed numbers
Example:
5
1
3
+
3
2
3
Make the first fraction larger than the second
5
1
3
=
4
4
3
Subtract the fractional parts of the mixed numbers
4
3
-
2
3
=
2
3
Subtract the integer portions of the mixed numbers 4 - 3 = 1
1
2
3

### Subract Mixed Numbers: Practice

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