Date: May 14, 2023

Subtracting Fractions Worksheet Test

For each question below, simplify the answer as much as possible.

Part 1: Subtracting Fractions with the Same Denominator

1. \$3/8 – 1/8 = \$
2. \$5/6 – 1/6 = \$
3. \$7/10 – 2/10 = \$
4. \$2/5 – 1/5 = \$
5. \$8/9 – 4/9 = \$

Part 2: Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators

1. \$2/5 – 1/3 = \$
2. \$3/4 – 1/6 = \$
3. \$5/6 – 1/8 = \$
4. \$7/8 – 2/3 = \$
5. \$4/9 – 3/5 = \$

Part 3: Subtracting Fractions with Mixed Numbers

1. \$4 1/3 – 2 2/3 = \$
2. \$6 1/2 – 3 3/4 = \$
3. \$12 7/8 – 8 3/4 = \$
4. \$7 3/5 – 2 2/5 = \$
5. \$9 5/6 – 6 2/3 = \$

Part 4: Word Problems

1. John had \$frac{3}{4}\$ of a pizza left over from lunch. He ate \$frac{1}{3}\$ of it for a snack. How much pizza does John have left?
2. A recipe calls for \$frac{3}{4}\$ cup of sugar. If you already used \$frac{1}{5}\$ cup, how much more sugar do you need?
3. A parcel of land is \$frac{5}{8}\$ mile long. If a strip of land \$frac{1}{6}\$ mile long is sold, how long is the remaining land?
4. A pizza restaurant has \$frac{2}{3}\$ of a pizza left over at the end of the day. If they give \$frac{1}{2}\$ of it to a homeless shelter, how much pizza do they have left?
5. A classroom has \$frac{4}{5}\$ of its seats filled. If \$frac{1}{3}\$ of the students leave, what fraction of the seats are still filled?

End of the worksheet test.