Date: May 14, 2023

# Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators Worksheet Test

Instructions: Solve the following problems and write your answers in the space provided.

1. What is the sum of 1/4 and 1/4?

2. What is the difference between 3/5 and 1/5?

3. What is the sum of 2/3 and 1/3?

4. What is the difference between 7/8 and 1/8?

5. What is the sum of 5/6 and 1/6?

6. What is the difference between 2/9 and 1/9?

7. What is the sum of 3/7 and 4/7?

8. What is the difference between 9/10 and 2/10?

9. What is the sum of 8/11 and 2/11?

10. What is the difference between 2/3 and 1/3?

12. Subtract 4/7 from 6/7.

14. Subtract 3/8 from 5/8.

16. Subtract 1/3 from 2/3.

18. Subtract 3/11 from 5/11.

20. Subtract 1/8 from 5/8.

21. A recipe for a cake calls for 2/3 cups of sugar. If you want to make half of the recipe, how much sugar do you need?

22. A rectangle is 5/6 inch wide. If you add 1/6 inch to the width, what is the new width of the rectangle?

23. A pizza is divided into 8 slices. If you eat 3 slices, what fraction of the pizza is left?

24. A container has 3/4 of a liter of water in it. If you pour out 1/4 of the water, how much water is left in the container?

25. A bag of candy has 2/3 of a pound of candy in it. If you eat 1/3 of the candy, how much candy is left in the bag?

26. A piece of ribbon is 7/8 of a meter long. If you cut off 1/4 of the ribbon, how long is the remaining piece of ribbon?

27. A book has 2/5 of its pages left to read. If there are 200 pages in the book, how many pages are left to read?

28. A toy store has 1/3 of its toys on sale. If the store has 300 toys, how many toys are on sale?

29. A container has 3/8 of a liter of milk in it. If you pour in 1/8 of a liter more, how much milk will be in the container?

30. A box has 2/5 of its original contents left. If the box originally held 50 items, how many items are left in the box?

31. What is the sum of 3/4, 1/4, and 2/4?

32. What is the difference between 4/5 and 2/5?

33. What is the sum of 5/6, 1/6, and 2/6?

34. What is the difference between 11/12 and 5/12?

35. What is the sum of 7/8, 1/8, and 3/8?

36. What is the difference between 7/9 and 2/9?

37. What is the sum of 6/7, 3/7, and 4/7?

38. What is the difference between 8/9 and 1/9?

39. What is the sum of 5/11, 3/11, and 2/11?

40. What is the difference between 3/4 and 1/4?

41. Add 1/3, 2/3, and 3/3.

42. Subtract 5/8 from 7/8.

43. Add 3/9, 4/9, and 1/9.

44. Subtract 1/6 from 5/6.

45. Add 3/7, 2/7, and 1/7.

46. Subtract 2/5 from 3/5.

47. Add 2/10, 3/10, and 5/10.

48. Subtract 4/11 from 5/11.

49. Add 6/9, 2/9, and 1/9.

50. Subtract 2/3 from 1/3.

51. A recipe for a cake calls for 3/4 cups of milk. If you want to make half of the recipe, how much milk do you need?

52. A rectangle is 3/5 inch wide. If you add 2/5 inch to the width, what is the new width of the rectangle?

53. A pizza is divided into 10 slices. If you eat 4 slices, what fraction of the pizza is left?

54. A container has 2/3 of a liter of water in it. If you pour out 1/3 of the water, how much water is left in the container?

55. A bag of candy has 1/2 of a pound of candy in it. If you eat 1/4 of the candy, how much candy is left in the bag?

56. A piece of ribbon is 5/6 of a meter long. If you cut off 2/6 of the ribbon, how long is the remaining piece of ribbon?

57. A book has 3/5 of its pages left to read. If there are 300 pages in the book, how many pages are left to read?

58. A toy store has 2/5 of its toys on sale. If the store has 500 toys, how many toys are on sale?

59. A container has 1/4 of a liter of milk in it. If you pour in 3/4 of a liter more, how much milk will be in the container?

60. A box has 1/2 of its original contents left. If the box originally held 40 items, how many items are left in the box?

End of the worksheet.