Welcome to Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators with Teacher Harvy! Need help with subtracting fractions? You're in the right place! Whether you're just starting out, or need a quick refresher, this is the video for you if you're looking for help with how to subtract fractions with unlike denominators (aka - subtracting fractions with different denominators). Teacher Harvy will go through two subtracting fractions examples and explain the steps of how to subtract fractions with unlike denominators.
If the denominators are not the same, then you have to use equivalent fraction which do have a common denominator. To do this, you need to find the least common multiple(LCM) of the two denominators. To subtract fractions with unlike denominators, rename the fractions with a common denominator. Then subtract and simplify.
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Ryan Harvy Quindoza has a degree in Bachelor of Secondary Education with the specialization in Social Sciences. He is currently a college instructor at one of the most prominent colleges in their region.