Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators

Example 1  Subtract 1 2/8 from 2 5/8. There are two ways in which this problem can be worked out. Method 1: We write out the fractions in their proper form (line 1), change the mixed numbers to improper fractions (line 2), subtract them and you have your answer (line 3 and 4). Method 2:…

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