Date: May 14, 2023

# Fraction Word Problems with Subtraction Worksheet Test

Instructions: Solve the following word problems by subtracting fractions. Show all your work.

1. A pizza has 8 slices. John ate 2/8 of the pizza and his sister ate 1/8. How much of the pizza is left?

2. A recipe calls for 3/4 cup of sugar. If you only have 1/2 cup of sugar, how much more sugar do you need?

3. There are 5/8 of a cake left. If you eat 1/4 of the cake, how much cake is left?

4. A football field is 100 yards long. If a team loses 7/8 of a yard on each play, how many plays will it take to lose 20 yards?

5. A recipe calls for 1/3 cup of oil. If you use 1/6 cup of oil, how much oil do you need to add?

6. There are 2/3 of a pizza left. If you eat 1/6 of the pizza, how much pizza is left?

7. A swimming pool is 24 feet long. If 5/12 of the pool is covered by a pool cover, how long is the area uncovered by the cover?

8. A recipe calls for 2/3 cup of milk. If you only have 1/4 cup of milk, how much more milk do you need?

9. A basketball game is 48 minutes long. If a team loses 2/9 of a minute on each play, how many plays will it take to lose 10 minutes?

10. There are 3/4 of a pie left. If you eat 1/3 of the pie, how much pie is left?

11. A recipe calls for 1/2 cup of flour. If you only have 1/4 cup of flour, how much more flour do you need?

12. A swimming pool is 36 feet long. If 3/8 of the pool is covered by a pool cover, how long is the area uncovered by the cover?

13. There are 7/8 of a cake left. If you eat 1/2 of the cake, how much cake is left?

14. A football field is 120 yards long. If a team loses 3/4 of a yard on each play, how many plays will it take to lose 30 yards?

15. A recipe calls for 2/3 cup of sugar. If you only have 1/4 cup of sugar, how much more sugar do you need?

16. There are 4/5 of a pizza left. If you eat 1/10 of the pizza, how much pizza is left?

17. A swimming pool is 40 feet long. If 1/3 of the pool is covered by a pool cover, how long is the area uncovered by the cover?

18. A basketball game is 60 minutes long. If a team loses 1/6 of a minute on each play, how many plays will it take to lose 20 minutes?

19. A recipe calls for 3/4 cup of milk. If you only have 1/3 cup of milk, how much more milk do you need?

20. There are 1/2 of a pie left. If you eat 1/4 of the pie, how much pie is left?

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