# Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators (Grade 4)

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## Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

1.

Find the difference. [math]5/6 - 2/6 =[/math]

- [math]1/4[/math]
- [math]1 1/6[/math]
- [math]7/12[/math]
- [math]1/2[/math]

2.

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?

- mathematics; [math]1 2/5[/math] hours
- language arts; [math]1 2/5[/math] hours
- mathematics, [math]1/5[/math] hour
- language arts; [math]1/5[/math] hour

3.

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?

- 1/8
- 3/8
- 5/8
- 7/8

4.

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?

- 1/5
- 2/5
- 3/5
- 5/5

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?

- 0 gallon
- 1/8 gallon
- 1/4 gallon
- 1/2 gallon

6.

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?

- [math]40/100[/math] meter
- [math]60/100[/math] meter
- [math]50/100[/math] meter
- [math]30/100[/math] meter

7.

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?

- [math]13/12[/math]
- [math]7/12[/math]
- [math]5/12[/math]
- [math]5/24[/math]

8.

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?

9.

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.

10.

Write a word problem for the fraction model equation shown below.

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