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## Staging content lifeboat

### Course: Staging content lifeboat>Unit 14

Lesson 17: Adding and subtracting mixed numbers

# Intro to subtracting mixed numbers

Sal subtracts 2 mixed numbers with common (like) denominators.

## Want to join the conversation?

• Can you add any number with any fraction?
• YES you can some of them may not be as easy as others
(1 vote)
• adding is much easy then subtracting mixed numbers. subtracting mixed numbers is much work
• Any one know were to go to prctice?
• in your class it is a safe place and i'm sure your teacher/mom/dad or other helper would be happy to help
(1 vote)
• what if 9 1/4 - 10 3/4 what is the answer?////
-1.5
• At - ,he regroups the fractions. I don't understand what he did there.
• what is you have to regroup twice or more
• What if I have 12 6/8 -11 1/4
• You should convert fractions so, that they both have the same divider.
You can divide 6/8 by two or multiply 1/4 by two.
• so i do what sal tells me and i still get the answer wrong it was 5 5/8 - 3 7/8 my answer was 1 2/8 how do i fix this answer?
• You can make the mixed numbers into improper fractions , then minus them.