When subtracting a like fraction from another like fraction, write the difference between the numerators in the numerator and write the common denominator in the denominator.

__Subtraction of like fractions__

When
subtracting a like fraction from another like fraction, write the difference
between the numerators in the numerator and write the common denominator in the
denominator.

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__Example 6.15__

If Raju gat 7/12 part of a sugarcane
and Sanju got 5/12 part of it, how much did Raju get as extra part?

**Solution**

To find out the extra part, we must
subtract 5/12 from 7/12

Raju’s extra part = 7/12 − 5/12

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