Date: May 14, 2023

# Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators

## Part 1: Adding Fractions with Different Denominators

1. Add the following fractions:

• 1/4 + 1/5
• 3/8 + 2/5
• 2/3 + 1/2
• 5/6 + 7/12
• 1/5 + 3/10
2. Simplify the answer in question 1 if possible.

3. Add the following mixed numbers:

• 1 1/4 + 2 1/5
• 2 3/8 + 1 2/5
• 3 2/3 + 2 1/2
• 4 5/6 + 3 7/12
• 1 1/5 + 2 3/10
4. Simplify the answer in question 3 if possible.

5. Add the following fractions:

• 1/2 + 1/3 + 1/4
• 4/5 + 3/8 + 2/3
• 5/6 + 2/5 + 7/12
• 1/5 + 3/10 + 2/8
6. Simplify the answer in question 5 if possible.

## Part 2: Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators

1. Subtract the following fractions:

• 3/4 – 1/5
• 4/5 – 2/3
• 5/6 – 1/2
• 3/8 – 1/4
• 2/3 – 1/6
2. Simplify the answer in question 7 if possible.

3. Subtract the following mixed numbers:

• 3 1/4 – 1 1/5
• 5 2/3 – 2 1/2
• 6 5/6 – 3 7/12
• 3 1/5 – 1 3/10
4. Simplify the answer in question 9 if possible.

5. Subtract the following fractions:

• 1/2 – 1/3 – 1/4
• 4/5 – 3/8 – 2/3
• 5/6 – 2/5 – 7/12
• 1/5 – 3/10 – 2/8
6. Simplify the answer in question 11 if possible.

## Part 3: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators

1. Add or subtract the following fractions:
• 2/3 + 1/4 – 1/6
• 3/8 – 1/5 + 2/3
• 5/6 + 1/2 – 7/12
• 1/5 – 2/8 + 3/10
1. Simplify the answer in question 13 if possible.

2. Add or subtract the following mixed numbers:

• 2 3/4 + 1 1/5 – 1/3
• 3 2/3 – 1 1/2 + 2/5
• 4 5/6 + 3 1/2 – 3 7/12
• 1 1/5 – 2 3/10 + 1/4
1. Simplify the answer in question 15 if possible.

2. Add or subtract the following fractions:

• 1/2 + 1/3 – 1/4 + 1/6
• 4/5 – 3/8 – 2/3 + 1/2
• 5/6 – 2/5 + 7/12 – 1/3
• 1/5 – 3/10 – 2/8 + 1/4
1. Simplify the answer in question 17 if possible.

## Conclusion

Great job! You have completed the Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators worksheet.