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I dont understand subtract unlike fractions can someone explain it to me

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    you find a common denominator between the fractions. for ex lets say you have to add 2/4 + 5/2 the least common denominator between those two fractions is 4. so to get 5/2 with a denominator of 4, you have to multiply the top and bottom by 2. so youll get 10/4 now you can solve. 2/4 + 10/4 = 12/4, and it simplifies to 3. hope this helped :)

  2. anonymous
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    oh sorry, didnt notice you said subtract, but adding and subtracting fractions is basically the same idea of finding the least common denominator

  3. anonymous
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    so If I have problem 3/4-1/2= would it be 2/8

  4. anonymous
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    Yes, exactly.

  5. anonymous
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    Err wait. No, it'd be 2/4

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    I'm too trusting lol

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