Subtraction of Like Fractions – To subtracts **Like Fractions**, we subtract the numerators and write the difference over the same denominator.

Subtraction of Unlike Fractions – To subtracts **Unlike Fractions**, first we have to change the Unlike Fractions, into equivalent Like Fractions, and then subtract the two equivalent Like Fractions

**Subtraction of Like Fractions Examples**

**QUESTION – 1**

Find the difference of 10/6 and 7/6 and reduce to its lowest term.

**EXPLANATION**

On simplifying further,

HCF of 3 and 6 is 3

Dividing both Numerator and Denominator by their HCF i.e, 3

**Subtraction of Unlike Fractions Examples**

**QUESTION – 1**

Find the difference of 13/6 and 4/3.

**EXPLANATION**

To find the difference of Unlike Fraction

Firstly, we have to change the Unlike Fraction into equivalent Like Fraction, and then subtract the two equivalent Like Fraction

LCM of 6 and 3 is 6

Converting the Unlike Fraction into Equivalent Like Fraction

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- Proper Fraction | Improper Fraction | Mixed Fraction
- Like Fractions & Unlike Fractions
- Unit Fraction
- Fraction in Simplest Form
- Finding Fraction of a Whole Number
- Comparing Fractions
- What is an Equivalent Fraction
- Finding Equivalent Fraction with given Denominator
- Finding Equivalent Fraction with given Numerator
- Convert Mixed Fraction to Improper Fraction
- Convert Improper Fraction to Mixed Fraction
- Addition of Like Fractions and Unlike Fractions