Mixed Number Subtraction - Calculator








A - B =
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Mixed Number minus Mixed Number - Example & Calculator

Mixed numbers subtraction calculator is an online tool to find the difference between two mixed numbers, in fraction & decimal form. Refer the example calculations to know how to find the difference between two mixed numbers.

Mixed Numbers Subtraction - Example

The below example calculation shows how to find the difference between two mixed numbers.

Note :
Mixed number is a formation of a whole number with regular fraction. To find the difference, each mixed numbers should be converted to corresponding fraction form. Find the LCD if required, multiply the LCD with both numerators & denominators of each fraction to make the denominators to have equal values, find difference between the numerators and simplify the fractions further, if possible.

Example :
Find the difference between two mixed numbers.
Example Problem :
What is 4 1/2 - 3 3/4 in fraction form?
Answer :
DIFFERENCE = 4 1/2 - 3 3/4
= {(8 + 1)/2} - {(12 + 3)/4}
= 9/2 - 15/4
= {(9 x 4)/(2 x 4) - {(15 x 4)/(4 x 4)}
= {(9 x 2)/4 - {(15/4)}
= 18/4 - 15/4
= 1/4(18 - 15)
= 1/4 x 3
= 3/4
= 0.75
The mixed numbers 4 1/2 minus 3 3/4 is equals to 3/4 in fraction form & 0.75 in decimal form. Users can refer the examples to learn how to find the difference between two fractions or use this calculator to verify the results.

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