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Subtracting Mixed Numbers

Subtracting Mixed Numbers

Author: Jeff Radel

- To identify equivalent mixed numbers

-Be able to regroup mixed numbers while keeping them equivalent

-To subtract mixed numbers by following the 4 steps

Subtracting mixed numbers is a 4 step process, and organization of these steps is vital.  Students need to understand equivalency of mixed numbers to be able to subtract mixed numbers, because regrouping or renaming is needed.

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This video shows the steps for subtracting mixed numbers