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how do you solve a problem when you have one whole # with a whole # and fraction.
this is subtracting

ex: 16
-10 2/7
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• 6th grade -

You need to change 16 to 15 7/7.

15 7/7 - 10 2/7 = ?

• 6th grade -

sooo will it be the same if you had

16 2/7
-10
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you would have to change 10 into 9 and and put 7/7
so it would be like this
16 2/7
-10 7/7 but you would have take something to make it a problem

• 6th grade -

No.

15 7/7 - 10 2/7 = 5 5/7

• 6th grade -

but what if the problem is 16 2/7 - 10

• 6th grade -

If that's the problem, then the answer is 6 2/7

10 + 6 2/7 = 16 2/7

• 6th grade -

ok thank you so much! :)

• 6th grade -

You're very welcome.

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