Finding a Missing Numerator or Denominator in Addition & Subtraction Sentences

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In the fraction 4/9, which number is the numerator?

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1. In the fraction 9/17, which number is the denominator?

2. In the number sentence 4/6 - _/6 = 1/3, what is the missing numerator?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding how to find missing numerators and denominators is important when solving fraction problems and this quiz/worksheet combo will test you on how to solve these problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Finding the missing numerator in subtraction problems
  • The denominator in an example fraction
  • Finding the missing denominator in an addition problem
  • The numerator in an example fraction

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to find the missing numerator in subtraction word problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about finding the missing denominator in an addition problem
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about fractions, review the related lesson titled Finding a Missing Numerator or Denominator in Addition & Subtraction Sentences. The lesson will help you:

  • Learn what it means to simplify a fraction
  • Recall the steps needed to find the missing numerator and denominator when adding and subtracting fractions
  • Apply knowledge of lesson to examples of addition and subtraction sentences
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