Subtracting Fractions
Subtract Fractions: Learn
How to Subtract Fractions with different denominators:
 Rename the fractions using their Least Common Denominator (LCD)
 Subtract the numerators of the fractions
 Simplify the Fraction
Example: Subtract 3/12  2/9. The LCD is 36, so we can rename and subtract them them as follows:
3 * 3
12 * 3
2 * 4
9 * 4
9
36
8
36
1
36
In this case, the fraction does not simplify, so 17/36 is the final answer.
Subtract Fractions: Practice
Subtract the fractions.
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State the answer as a simplified fraction, and not a mixed number.

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