## How do you subtract fractions step by step?

Step 1: Take the LCM of the denominator. Step 2: Convert the denominators to the LCM Value by multiplying the numerator and the denominator by the same number. Step 3: Once the denominator becomes equal, subtract the numerator. Step 4: Simplify the resulting fraction, if necessary.

## What is the easiest way to subtract fractions?

There are 3 simple steps to subtract fractions

- Make sure the bottom numbers (the denominators) are the same.
- Subtract the top numbers (the numerators). Put the answer over the same denominator.
- Simplify the fraction (if needed).

**How do you subtract fractions with different denominators?**

How To Subtract Fractions With Different Denominators

- Step 1: Find the least common denominator. The least common denominator (LCD) is the lowest common multiple of the two denominators you’re working with.
- Step 2: Find the equivalent fraction.
- Step 3: Subtract the new numerators.
- Step 4: Simplify the answer if necessary.

**How do you subtract three fractions?**

### What are the steps to subtracting fractions?

Make sure the bottom numbers (the denominators) are the same.

### How do you subtract fractions?

List multiples of the denominators if necessary. If the denominators of your fractions aren’t the same,you’ll need to make them the same.

**How to subtract fractions step by step?**

To simplify or reduce fractions to lowest terms factor the numerator and denominator and divide by all like factors.

**How to do subtracting fractions?**

Change the mixed numbers into improper fractions. Mixed numbers are whole numbers with fractions.