Subtracting Fractions
Mixed number to Improper Fractions and Improper to Mixed
Fraction Word Problems
100

What part of the fraction do you add when the denominators are the same number?

What is a numerator?

100

1/3 - 1/3 = ?

0

100

In a mixed number, what two kinds of numbers do we see?

A whole number and a fraction

100

1 2/4 + 1 1/4 = ?

2 3/4

100

What do the numerator and denominator represent in a fraction?

The numerator represents parts of a whole, and the denominator represents the total or whole of something.

200

2/8 + 4/8

6/8

200

Write a fraction problem that has a difference of 10/8.

20/8 - 10/8

15/8 - 5/8

12/8 - 2/8

200

7/4 to a mixed number

1 3/4

200

3 3/6 - 1 4/6 = ?

1 5/6

200

Is an improper fraction greater or less than the value of 1 (1 Whole)?

Greater than

300

Use a number line to show:

4/7 + 3/7

7/7 OR 1 whole

300

Use a number line to show 2/2-1/2

1/2

300

1 1/2 to an improper fraction

3/2

300

4 2/3 + 1 2/3 = ?

6 1/3

300

What are the missing numbers for the following fraction addition equation?

___/10 + 6/10 = 9/

3/10 + 6/10 = 9/10

400

What does 1 whole + 6/10 equal?

1 and 6/10

400

21/10 - 14/10 = ?

7/10

400

1 4/8 to an improper fraction

12/8

400

1 3/4 - 7/4 = ?

0

400
Cole starts with 8/12 of a bottle of purple paint. He uses 5/12 of the bottle to paint a mug. How much purple paint does Cole have left?
3/12 bottle of paint left.
500

3/5 + 5/5

8/5 OR 1 3/5

500

10/10 - 5/10 = ?

5/10

500

9/6 to a mixed number

1 3/6

500

11/3 - 8/3 = ?

1

500

A store sold 6 1/5 cases of water on Saturday and 4 4/5 cases of water on Monday. How many more cases of water did the store sell on Saturday than on Monday?

1 2/5 cases