SUBTRACT FRACTIONS Question 1

A fraction is written as:
numerator
denominator


1  -  1  =
2     2
Step 1: Since each fraction has the same denominator 2, we can write the following:
1 - 1
   2
Step 2: Now, we can subtract the 2 numbers in the numerator of our new fraction and we get the following:
0
2
Step 3: Since the numerator is 0 and the denominator is 2 we get:
0
When 0 is divided by any number(except 0), the result is always 0.
Conclusion: We started out with two fractions and now have 0 because the difference of one half and one half is the number 0.
1  -  1  =  0
2     2

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