worksheet test
Instructions: Solve the following problems. Show all your work and simplify your answers as much as possible.
Part 1: Multiple choice
Choose the correct answer and write the corresponding letter in the blank.

What is the result of subtracting 1/3 from 2/3?
a. 1/6
b. 1/3
c. 1/2
d. 2/3 
What is the result of subtracting 4/5 from 7/5?
a. 1/5
b. 3/5
c. 2/5
d. 5/4 
What is the result of subtracting 3/8 from 5/8?
a. 1/4
b. 1/8
c. 2/8
d. 3/8 
What is the result of subtracting 9/10 from 3/10?
a. 6/10
b. 4/10
c. 2/10
d. 1/10 
What is the result of subtracting 2/6 from 4/6?
a. 2/6
b. 1/3
c. 1/6
d. 3/6
Part 2: Short answers

Find the result of subtracting 7/9 from 8/9.

Find the result of subtracting 2/7 from 3/7.

Find the result of subtracting 5/12 from 7/12.

Find the result of subtracting 1/4 from 3/4.

Find the result of subtracting 3/8 from 5/8.
Part 3: Word problems

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

A recipe for pancakes calls for 1 1/2 cups of flour. If you have already used 3/4 cups, how much flour do you still need?

A school has 500 students. 3/5 of the students are girls. How many boys are there in the school?

A carpenter has a board that is 12 feet long. He cuts off a piece that is 5 1/2 feet long. What is the length of the remaining board?

A family drove 350 miles on their vacation. On the first day, they drove 1/3 of the distance. How many miles did they drive on the first day?
Part 4: Challenge

Find the result of subtracting 2/3 from 5/6.

Find the result of subtracting 3/4 from 7/8.

Find the result of subtracting 7/9 from 2.

Find the result of subtracting 1/2 from 1.

Find the result of subtracting 3/5 from 1 1/5.
Part 5: Bonus

What is the result of subtracting 1/10 from 4/10?

What is the result of subtracting 7/8 from 2/8?

What is the result of subtracting 3/4 from 3/4?

What is the result of subtracting 1 from 0?

What is the result of subtracting 0 from 1?