Evaluate 2-1 1/4


Convert to an improper fraction.
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A mixed number is an addition of its whole and fractional parts.
Add and .
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Write as a fraction with a common denominator.
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Add and .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Combine and .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply by .
Subtract from .
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
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