Trying to help my daughter with homework. How do you add / subtract a fraction if one of the fractions is a whole number? For example
7
- 4 3/4
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Asked by WifeyandMom71 at 6:11 PM on Mar. 16, 2011 in
Level 12 (749 Credits)Answer by Alexias30 at 6:27 PM on Mar. 16, 2011
Okay, your 7 becomes a 6 and 4/4 (which is the same as 7). Then you subtract the fractions top numbers only (numerators) and leave the bottom number (denominator) the same. Then you subtract your whole numbers.
Answer by scout_mom at 6:19 PM on Mar. 16, 2011
http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L6DP.html This site give step by step instructions on how to add and subtract them
Answer by vbruno at 6:13 PM on Mar. 16, 2011
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