Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators (Grade 4)

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Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

Find the difference. [math]5/6 - 2/6 =[/math]
  1. [math]1/4[/math]
  2. [math]1 1/6[/math]
  3. [math]7/12[/math]
  4. [math]1/2[/math]
It takes Anya [math]3/5[/math]hour to complete her language arts homework and [math]4/5[/math] hour to complete her mathematics homework. Which takes longer? How much longer?
  1. mathematics; [math]1 2/5[/math] hours
  2. language arts; [math]1 2/5[/math] hours
  3. mathematics, [math]1/5[/math] hour
  4. language arts; [math]1/5[/math] hour
Abdul painted 1/8 of a fence in the morning and 4/8 of the fence in the afternoon. How much of the fence still needs to be painted?
  1. 1/8
  2. 3/8
  3. 5/8
  4. 7/8
Aliyah's mom had a bunch of bananas. Aliyah ate 2/5 of the bananas and Keshona ate 3/5 of the bananas. Which fraction describes how much more of the bananas Keshona ate than Aliyah?
  1. 1/5
  2. 2/5
  3. 3/5
  4. 5/5
A baseball team had 7/8 gallon of sports drink at the beginning of a game. They drank 5/8 gallon after the first 3 innings. How much sports drink does the team have left?
  1. 0 gallon
  2. 1/8 gallon
  3. 1/4 gallon
  4. 1/2 gallon
Madison is making a bow. She has [math]90/100[/math] meter of yarn. She ends up using [math]50/100[/math] meter of the yarn to make her bow. How much yarn does Madison have left?
  1. [math]40/100[/math] meter
  2. [math]60/100[/math] meter
  3. [math]50/100[/math] meter
  4. [math]30/100[/math] meter
Tracy and Luis went on a hiking trip over the weekend to Mt. Shasta. On Saturday they hiked[math]9/12[/math] mile. On Sunday they hiked[math]4/12[/math] mile. Which is the difference between the distances, in miles, Tracy and Luis hiked on Saturday and Sunday?
  1. [math]13/12[/math]
  2. [math]7/12[/math]
  3. [math]5/12[/math]
  4. [math]5/24[/math]
Sean lives [math]9/10[/math] of a mile from school. He has jogged [math]4/10[/math] mile from home toward school. How much farther does he have to jog?

In a pond, 1/8 of the animals are amphibians, 1/8 are mammals, 2/8 are fish, and 3/8 are insects. The remaining animals are reptiles. Write a subtraction equation that shows the fraction of animals in the pond that are reptiles.
Circle 0/8

Write a word problem for the fraction model equation shown below.
Rectangle 3/4[math]-[/math]Rectangle 1/4[math]-[/math]Rectangle 1/4[math] =[/math]Rectangle 1/4

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