 # Subtracting Fractions, Subtracting Fractions Calculator

## Subtracting Fractions Calculator

Look below the calculator to see a real fraction subtraction problem solved.

Please Read! Instructions to input proper fractions, improper fractions, whole numbers, and mixed numbers into the Subtract Fractions Calculator:
• Example to enter a fraction "1/2", and example to enter a whole number "5".
• Enter a whole number and a fraction - put a space between them: "5 1/2".
• Enter both fractions in the calculator you want to subtract plus your answer. Now press SUBTRACT button and compare your answer with the calculator.
• Or test the example already typed in to the calculator. Just press the SUBTRACT button or enter a new problem and press the SUBTRACT button.

Subtracting Fractions Calculator
Name Subtract Value
Enter Fraction One. You can enter up to 10 digits/characters

Enter Fraction Two. You can enter up to 10 digits/characters ## HERE IS AN EXAMPLE OF FRACTION SUBTRACTION

 Problem statement. $\mathrm{5 1/2} - \mathrm{2 1/3} =$ Current problem statement. $\mathrm{5 1/2} - \mathrm{2 1/3} =$ $\frac{1}{2} = \frac{\mathrm{1 × 3}}{\mathrm{2 × 3 }} = \frac{3}{6}$ $\frac{1}{3} = \frac{\mathrm{1 × 2}}{\mathrm{3 × 2 }} = \frac{2}{6}$ The fraction denominator are different, we must compute the Least Common Denominator ... 6 $\left(\left(\mathrm{+5}\right)+\left(\mathrm{-2}\right)\right) + \frac{\left(\left(3\right)+\left(\mathrm{-2}\right)\right) }{6} =$ Group whole numbers and fractions. $\left(5-2\right)+\frac{\left(3-2\right) }{6} =$ $\left(3\right)+\frac{\left(1\right) }{6} =$ $3\frac{1}{6}$ Problem Answer.

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Recommended reading: How To Subtract Fractions, Adding Fractions, Multiplying Fractions, and Dividing Fractions.