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    Subtraction of Fractions

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    From central parking it is 9/10 of a mile to the science building. Bob started at central parking and walked 1/5 of a mile toward the science building. He stopped for coffee. When he finished how much farther did he have to walk to reach the science building?

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    Solution Summary

    Fractions are converted to decimals and subtracted to find distance left to travel.

    $2.19

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