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Example: 7/8  5/8 = ______? The above two rational numbers have the same denominator, so we can subtract the numerators and leave the denominator as it is. i.e., 7/8  5/8 = (75)/8 = 2/8 Directions: Solve the following subtraction problems and write the answer without simplifying the fraction. Also write at least 10 examples of your own. 
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