# How do you subtract fractions with different denominators in algebra?

## How do you subtract fractions with different denominators in algebra?

To add or subtract algebraic fractions:

1. Find the lowest common multiple of the denominators.
2. Express all fractions in terms of the lowest common denominator.
3. Simplify the numerators to obtain the numerator of the answer.

## How do you subtract fractions with whole numbers?

When subtracting fractions from whole numbers, change the whole number into a fraction, then form a common denominator and subtract the two numerators. When subtracting mixed numbers from whole numbers, change the whole number into a mixed number, making sure that the fractions have the same common denominator.

How do you subtract mixed fractions step by step?

Step 1: Find the Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) between the denominators. Step 2: Multiply the numerator and denominator of each fraction by a number so that they have the LCM as their new denominator. Step 3: Add or subtract the numerators and keep the denominator the same.

How do you calculate addition fractions?

Make sure the bottom numbers (the denominators) are the same

• Add the top numbers (the numerators ),put that answer over the denominator
• Simplify the fraction (if needed)
• ### How do you subtract fractions on a calculator?

Subtracting fractions calculator. Subtracting fractions calculator online. Enter fractions and press the = button. Enter simple fractions with slash (/). For example: 1/2 – 1/3. Enter mixed numbers with space.

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How do you add three fractions?

convert them to Improper Fractions