Date: May 14, 2023

# Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators Worksheet

Instructions: Solve each problem below. Show your work.

## Part 1: Subtract the Whole Numbers

1. 15 1/2 – 8 =

2. 10 3/4 – 5 =

3. 7 2/3 – 3 =

4. 12 1/5 – 6 =

5. 9 4/7 – 2 =

1. 3/4 – 1/4 =

2. 2/5 – 1/5 =

3. 4/6 – 1/6 =

4. 5/8 – 3/8 =

5. 7/9 – 2/9 =

## Part 3: Subtract the Mixed Numbers

1. 6 1/2 – 2 1/2 =

2. 8 3/4 – 3 1/4 =

3. 11 2/3 – 4 1/3 =

4. 9 1/5 – 3 3/5 =

5. 14 4/7 – 6 2/7 =

## Part 4: Subtract a Mixed Number from a Whole Number

1. 20 – 3 3/4 =

2. 18 – 2 1/2 =

3. 25 – 5 2/3 =

4. 17 – 3 1/4 =

5. 22 – 4 3/5 =

1. 5 1/2 – 3 =

2. 7 1/4 – 2 =

3. 9 2/3 – 4 =

4. 6 1/5 – 2 =

5. 8 4/7 – 3 =

## Part 6: Word Problems

1. A pizza has 8 1/2 slices. If you eat 2 1/4 slices, how many slices are left?

2. A construction worker had 10 3/4 bricks. He used 4 1/4 bricks to build a wall. How many bricks does he have left?

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

4. A pool is 12 1/3 feet long. If you want to make it 8 2/3 feet shorter, how long will it be?

5. A store has 20 1/2 bags of dog food. If they sell 5 1/4 bags, how many bags do they have left?