# Subtracting Fractions = Think 1/2

Whenever you see the word fractions think of 1/2

The fractured (fraction) rock was split in half (1/2)

To remember how to calculate fractions always think of a 1/2 and work it out from there:

From this you can use logic and ask yourself how do you get from 1/2-1/2 to equal zero?

It must be: (1-1)/2=0/2=0

But there is an additional help on adding and subtracting; go to the next page “If subtracting is your aim.”