# What is 9 1/4 minus 7 3/4 equal?

My son is in 5th grade and needs help with subtracting fractions. We need to know how to work the problem so he can move on to the rest. Thank u
asked Feb 7, 2012

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9 1/4 minus 7 3/4 equal

9 1/4 - 7 3/4 =

( 9*4+1)/4 - (4*7+3)/4 =

37/4 - 31/4 =

(37 - 31)/4 = 6/4 =(6/2)/(4/2) = 3/2
answered Feb 7, 2012 by Level 8 User (31,240 points)
36 minus 15 equals
answered Jun 6, 2013 by anonymous
am not sure but what is 1/4 minus 3/4?
answered Sep 17, 2013 by lila
9 1/4-7 1/2=9/36-7/14=(126-252)/504=-126/504=-1/4

or

9 1/4-7 1/2=2 1/4=2/8=1/4
answered May 23 by anonymous

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