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    3/4 minus 1/4 as a fraction

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    3/4 - 1/4 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 3/4 minus 1/4 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    3/4-1/4 equals to
    3/4 - 1/4 = (?)
    3/4 - 1/4 = (3 - 1)/4
    = 2/4
    = (2 x 1)/(2 x 2)
    = 1/2
    3/4 - 1/4 = 1/2
    3/4 minus 1/4 is equal to 1/2

    where
    3/4 is a fraction as a minuend,
    1/4 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    1/2 is the difference between 3/4 and 1/4.

    3/4 minus 1/4 as a decimal
    3/4 - 1/4 = 1/2
    1/2 = 0.5
    3/4-1/4 as a decimal is 0.5
    where
    0.5 is the difference between 3/4 and 1/4.

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    How-to: 3/4 - 1/4 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 3/4 minus 1/4 in simplest form

    Problem and Workout:
    What is 3/4 minus 1/4 as a fraction?
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 3/4
    Fraction B: 1/4

    What to be found?
    3/4-1/4 = ?
    Find what's the difference of 3/4 and 1/4.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 3/4 and 1/4 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 3/4 and 1/4 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

    step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 3/4 and 1/4 in subtraction expression form like the below:
    Difference = 3/4 - 1/4


    step 4Take the common value 1/4 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
    = 1/4 x (3 /1 - 1 /1)
    = 1/4 x (3 - 1)


    step 5Simplify the above expression further:
    = 1/4 x 2
    = 2/4
    = 2/4
    = 1/2
    3/4 - 1/4 = 1/2

    Hence,
    3/4 minus 1/4 equals to 1/2

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