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Visually add and subtract fractions


start fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction, minus, start fraction, 3, divided by, 7, end fraction, equals
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, start text, p, i, end text or 2, slash, 3, space, start text, p, i, end text
A tape diagram with 2 tapes of equal length. The tape on the top is divided into 2 equal pieces. Each part is labeled one-half. The first part is shaded. The tape diagram on the bottom is divided into seven equal pieces with each piece labeled one-seventh. The first three parts are shaded.