# 3/4 minus 1/4 as a fraction 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 