## Topic outline

• ### Subtraction of Like Fractions

• Subtraction of Like Fractions

Steps to subtract like fractions

Step 1: Subtract the numerators of the fractions given and write over the common denominator.

Step 2: Write the answer in the simplest form. If answer is in improper fraction, convert it into mixed fraction.

Example: 1

Example: 2

If both numerator and denominator are even number then divide both the top and bottom of the fraction by the Greatest Common Factor (or by the table in which both number comes)