SF5 Subtraction of Mixed Fractions Part 2 (Shortcut)

In SF4, we learned a shortcut method on subtracting fractions. In this video, we are going to learn the methods and strategies in subtracting fractions using the borrowing technique. Watch the video above and answer the exercises below.

Practice Exercises

1.) $7 \frac{4}{5} - 3 \frac{1}{4}$

2.) $10 \frac{1}{6} - 7 \frac{2}{3}$

3.) $8 \frac{2}{5} - 5 \frac{3}{4}$

4.) $8 \frac{5}{12} - 6$

5.) $12 \frac{3}{5} - 5 \frac{6}{7}$

1.) $4 \frac{11}{20}$
2.) $2 \frac{1}{2}$
3.) $3 \frac{13}{20}$
4.) $2 \frac{5}{12}$
5.) $6 \frac{26}{35}$