Subtraction of Mixed Numbers Resources
Mixed numbers have been known to intimidate students, so these materials provide extra help for subtracting mixed numbers. There are model problems to teach the steps for subtracting mixed numbers along with practice problems. For students who are having a hard time with fractions, revisiting how to compare fractions
could be a good review.
Mixed numbers are numbers that include a whole number and a fraction. Subtracting mixed numbers requires understanding how to convert the mixed number to an improper fraction and knowing how to find a common denominator. Because of the extra steps, when it comes time to subtract mixed numbers students often need extra help. Upper-elementary students may fear the fraction, but practicing with these worksheets will teach them how to subtract mixed numbers with model problems and step-by-step instructions that help students subtract mixed numbers. First, rewrite the mixed fraction as an improper fraction. Then, find the least common denominator. The instructions make it easy to learn how to subtract mixed numbers. Learning how to subtract mixed numbers with these worksheet resources will increase understanding of fractions and help students solve other math problems that include fractions