Subtracting Mixed Numbers Worksheet

Subtracting Mixed Numbers Worksheet

How to teach Fractions

Using Subtracting Mixed Numbers Worksheet, students find equivalent fractions and then subtract to find the difference.

To subtract fractions, the denominators must be the same. So, if they aren’t the same, you need to do some work. If you have two different denominators, you need to find the least common denominator.

Students find equivalent fractions with the same denominator. Then, they subtract fractions to find the difference.


Other resources to use with this Subtracting Mixed Numbers Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about Fractions.

Use this Fraction Action Fractions Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by reviewing the steps to subtracting Mixed Numbers.  Next, students practice subtracting fractions with teacher support.  Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, challenge students to create their own fraction word problems.

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