How do we subtract mixed numbers? After viewing the videos below and reading the notes at the bottom of this page, you will be able to explain the steps for subtracting mixed numbers.

As you watch the videos below, think about the following guiding questions:

Video 1: Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators

As you watch the videos below, think about the following guiding questions:

- What is the first step in subtracting mixed numbers?
: How is the process of subtracting mixed numbers similar to what you previously learned about subtracting fractions less than one?__Connection__- What part of the mixed number should you subtract first: the whole number part or the fraction part?
- How are subtracting mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators similar? In what ways do the processes differ?
- Just like when subtracting fractions less than one, final answers should be in what form?

Video 1: Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators

Video 2: Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators

In your math composition notebook, please record the follow notes: