Our Subtracting Fractions Calculator will help you to subtract any two fractions or mixed numbers.

The great thing about this calculator is that it shows you all the working out along the way!

If you want to subtract one fractions from another, please use the calculator below.

To enter a fraction, you have to enter the numerator followed by '/' followed by the denominator. E.g. 4/5 or 23/7

To enter a mixed fraction, first type the whole number followed by space followed by the numerator followed by '/' followed by the denominator. E.g. 3 1/4 (3 and a quarter).

If you need help to find out how to subtract fractions, there is more help further down this page!

Here you will find some simple advice and support to help you learn to subtract fractions.

Before you start learning to subtract fractions with different denominators, you should be confident using equivalent fractions.

Take a look at some more of our worksheets similar to these.

We have a range of fraction calculators to support you with all your fraction problems.

Whether you are looking to add or subtract, multiply or divide, simplify or convert fractions, we have a calculator for you.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand and practice how to add and subtract 2 fractions.

Before your child tackles adding and subtracting fractions, they should be confident with equivalent fractions.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- apply their understanding of equivalent fractions;
- add 2 fractions with different denominators;
- subtract 2 fractions with different denominators.

Here you will find the Math Salamanders free online Math help pages about Fractions.

There is a wide range of help pages including help with:

- fraction definitions;
- equivalent fractions;
- converting improper fractions;
- how to add and subtract fractions;
- how to convert fractions to decimals and percentages;
- how to simplify fractions.

How to Print or Save these sheets

Need help with printing or saving?

Follow these 3 easy steps to get your worksheets printed out perfectly!

How to Print or Save these sheets

Need help with printing or saving?

Follow these 3 easy steps to get your worksheets printed out perfectly!

Return to Free Fraction Calculators

Return from Subtracting Fractions Calculator to Math Salamanders Homepage

The Math Salamanders hope you enjoy using these free printable Math worksheets and all our other Math games and resources.

We welcome any comments about our site or worksheets on the Facebook comments box at the bottom of every page.

Looking for some fun printable math games?

We have some great games for you to play in our Math Games e-books!

Do you know how old you are...in weeks? days? hours?

Are you more than a million minutes old?

Find out how old you are to the nearest second!

We have updated and improved our fraction calculators to show you how to solve your fraction problems step-by-step!

Take a look and try them out!

Have a look at some of our most popular pages to see different Math activities and ideas you could use with your child

- Reverse Percentage Calculator
- List of Geometric Shapes
- Equivalent Fractions
- 3d Geometric Shapes
- Perimeter Worksheets

If you are a regular user of our site and appreciate what we do, please consider making a small donation to help us with our costs.

Get a free sample copy of our Math Salamanders Dice Games book with each donation!

Looking for a fun and motivating way to learn and practice math skills?

Why not try one of our free printable math games with your students!

## New! Comments

Have your say about the Math resources on this page! Leave me a comment in the box below.