# ISEE Middle Level Math : How to subtract fractions

## Example Questions

### Example Question #21 : How To Subtract Fractions

Explanation:

Subtract the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

### Example Question #22 : How To Subtract Fractions

Subtract:

Explanation:

To solve, subtract the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

### Example Question #23 : How To Subtract Fractions

Subtract:

Explanation:

Subtract the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

### Example Question #24 : How To Subtract Fractions

Solve:

Explanation:

The least common denominator between and is

### Example Question #21 : How To Subtract Fractions

Solve the equation:

Explanation:

When subtracting fractions that have the same denominator, only the top numbers are subtracted. Subtract the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

### Example Question #21 : How To Subtract Fractions

Subtract:

Explanation:

Subtract the numerators and keep the denominators the same:

Reduce the fraction:

Reduce again:

### Example Question #23 : How To Subtract Fractions

Solve:

Explanation:

The lowest common denominator of 2 and 7 is 14.

### Example Question #28 : How To Subtract Fractions

Subtract:

Explanation:

Subtract the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

### Example Question #29 : How To Subtract Fractions

Subtract:

Explanation:

Subtract the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

### Example Question #30 : How To Subtract Fractions

Solve for the expression below.