# Worksheet: Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators

In this worksheet, we will practice subtracting two mixed numbers by partitioning the numbers, renaming a whole if necessary, and writing equivalent fractions over the same denominator.

**Q4: **

Hannah needs yards of fabric to make a new dress. The fabric store has yards of the fabric she wants. How much of that fabric will remain at the store after Hannah buys her fabric?

- A yd
- B yd
- C yd
- D yd
- E yd

**Q5: **

The table shows the number of hours Daniel has been working the past 3 weeks. He normally works a maximum of 112 hours a month. How many hours will he spend working in week 4?

Week | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Number of Hours | ? |

- A h
- B h
- C h
- D h
- E h

**Q6: **

Olivia bought pounds of meat. If she cooked two pounds of meat, determine how much is left.

- A lb
- B lb
- C lb
- D lb
- E lb

**Q7: **

The table shows the weekly running log of four cross-country team members. Find the difference in miles between the runner who ran the farthest distance and the one who ran the shortest distance.

Runner | Anthony | Daniel | Matthew | Mason |
---|---|---|---|---|

Number of Miles |

- A mi
- B mi
- C mi
- D mi
- E mi

**Q8: **

The typical length of a rufous hummingbird is inches, and the typical length of a broad-tailed hummingbird is 4 inches. How much shorter is the rufous hummingbird than a broad-tailed hummingbird?

- A in
- B in
- C2 in
- D6 in
- E1 in

**Q9: **

A boy scout has a rope that is inches long. He cuts inches off one end of the rope and cuts inches off the other end. How long is the remaining rope?

- A in
- B in
- C in
- D in
- E in

**Q10: **

to the nearest thousandth.

**Q16: **

Charlotte had nine and a half pounds. She gave her brother five and a quarter pounds. How much money does Charlotte have left?

- A
- B
- C
- D

**Q17: **

Isabella wants to find out how much her dog weighs. She steps on the scale and reads her weight as pounds. The combined weight of Isabella and dog is pounds. How much does her dog weigh?

- A lb
- B lb
- C lb
- D lb
- E lb

**Q18: **

to the nearest hundredth.

**Q19: **

Find the rational number lying halfway between and .

- A
- B
- C
- D