### All ISEE Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

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

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Subtract the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

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

Subtract:

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

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

Subtract:

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Subtract the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

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### Example Question #182 : Fractions

Solve:

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The least common denominator between and is

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

Solve the equation:

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

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### Example Question #274 : Fractions

Subtract:

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Subtract the numerators and keep the denominators the same:

Reduce the fraction:

Reduce again:

### Example Question #275 : Fractions

Solve:

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The lowest common denominator of 2 and 7 is 14.

### Example Question #276 : Fractions

Subtract:

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Subtract the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

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

Subtract:

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Subtract the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

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

Solve for the expression below.

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In order to subtract fractions, the least common denominator must be found for the denominator. The least common denominator of 3 and 7 is 21. Therefore, the fractions should be converted accordingly: