# Subtracting Fractions Worksheet Test

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

## Part 1: Subtracting Fractions with the Same Denominator

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

## Part 2: Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators

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

## Part 3: Subtracting Fractions with Mixed Numbers

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

## Part 4: Word Problems

- 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?
- 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?
- 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?
- 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?
- 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.