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Subtracting fractions with common denominators
Subtracting fractions with common denominators 256
Description
Exercise Name: Subtracting fractions with common denominators
Math Missions: 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Subtracting fractions with common denominators exercise appears under the 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission,Arithmetic essentials Math Mission and Pre-algebra Math Mission. This exercise practices subtracting fractions in which the denominators are already common.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Subtract the numbers: This problem has two fractions that are supposed to be subtracted together. The student finds the correct answer and enters it in the provided box.
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    Subtract the numbers

Strategies

This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges because the numbers are relatively small and can be done without any aid. The speed badges are also nice and easy.

  1. There is no need to reduce fractions on this problem. Since they can be left unreduced, just subtract the numerators and leave the denominator the same. Standard subtracting and no negatives needed.

Real-life Applications

  1. Fractions appear in every day media to show information to consumers.

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