Subtracting Fractions
Fraction Number Stories
Renaming Fractions
Fraction Of
100

1/3 + 1/6 =

3/6

100

2/3 - 1/3 =

1/3

100

There are 4 cakes. There are 10 children. How much cake does each child get?

4/10 of a cake

100

Rename the fraction as a mixed number: 11/5

2 1/5

100

1/4 of 20

5

200

3/4 + 1/12 =

10/12

200

5/6 - 2/6 =

3/6 or 1/2

200

Lucy has 3 3/4 cups of kibble. She eats 1/4 of a cup. How much kibble does she have left?

3 2/4 or 3 1/2 cups of kibble

200

Rename the fraction as a mixed number: 16/3

5 1/3

200

1/3 of 12

4

300

1/4 + 3/8 =

5/8

300

5/8 - 1/8 =

4/8

300

Teddy has 50 toys. He gives 1/5 of his toys to his cousin. How many toys does his cousin get?

10 toys

300

What is another name for 8 1/2?

7 3/2

300

1/5 of 15

5

400

1/3 + 2/5 =

11/15

400

2 2/3 - 1/3 =

2 1/3

400

3 giraffes share 400 pounds of food. How many pounds of food does each giraffe get?

133 1/3 pounds of food

400

What is another name for 6 1/4?

5 7/4

400

1/4 of 15

3 3/4

500

1/4 + 2/6 =

7/12

500

3 1/3 - 2/3 =

2 2/3

500

5 gorillas share 622 pounds of food.

124 2/5 pounds of food

500

What is another name for 6 1/2?

5 3/2

500

1/3 of 16

5 1/3

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