In this lesson, Julie Harland teaches how to subtract a fraction or a mixed number from a whole number. She demonstrates two methods to do this: changing all numbers to improper fractions or borrowing and getting a common denominator. Julie also shows how to check if the answer is correct by adding the answer back to what was subtracted, and she provides several practice problems for students to try. Overall, this lesson provides clear and concise instructions for subtracting fractions and mixed numbers from whole numbers.
Video shows how to subtract a fraction from a whole number
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