Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators


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When subtracting fractions with like denominators, the denominator in the answer will:

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1. When subtracting fractions with like denominators, the denominators stay the same and the numerators:

2. Subtract:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this combination quiz and worksheet will test your ability to subtract similar fractions from each other. You will be asked about what happens to the different numbers in fractions, and perform a few practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following subjects on this quiz and worksheet combo:

  • Denominators in subtracting like fractions
  • Numerators in fraction subtraction
  • Practice problems with subtracting like fractions

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use what you to know to solve practice problems with like fractions
  • Compare and contrast - compare what happens to nominators and denominators in subtracting fractions
  • Making connections - understand what happens to both parts of a fraction during subtraction

Additional Learning

To practice more, visit the lesson titled Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators. Inside, you can find the following topics:

  • Pizza as a fraction
  • Changing the nominator and denominator with fractions
  • Equal parts of a whole