Worksheet: Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Renaming

In this worksheet, we will practice subtracting mixed numbers with renaming.

Q1:

Write 1 5 7 5 6 in its simplest form.

  • A 2 2 5 6
  • B 8 1 6
  • C 1 6
  • D 7 1 6
  • E7

Q2:

Last month, Anthony trained for 5 3 1 2 hours at the gym. This month, he trained 4 6 4 9 hours. How many more hours did he train last month?

  • A 2 1 9
  • B 8 2 1 9
  • C 1 1 8
  • D 7 1 1 8
  • E 7 2 1 9

Q3:

Write 1 7 1 3 1 2 in its simplest form.

  • A 5 6
  • B 1 7 5 6
  • C16
  • D 1 6 5 6

Q4:

Hannah needs 4 7 9 yards of fabric to make a new dress. The fabric store has 9 4 9 yards of the fabric she wants. How much of that fabric will remain at the store after Hannah buys her fabric?

  • A 2 1 3 yd
  • B 1 4 2 9 yd
  • C 7 1 9 yd
  • D 4 2 3 yd
  • E 3 7 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 2 6 1 3 2 9 1 4 3 0 1 9 ?
  • A 2 6 1 2 3 7 h
  • B 2 7 1 1 3 6 h
  • C 5 6 5 1 2 h
  • D 2 6 1 1 3 6 h
  • E 8 5 2 5 3 6 h

Q6:

Dalia bought 4 3 8 pounds of meat. If she cooked two 1 1 4 pounds of meat, determine how much is left.

  • A 3 1 8 lb
  • B 2 8 9 lb
  • C 7 8 lb
  • D 1 7 8 lb
  • E 8 9 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 2 8 3 8 3 5 1 2 3 6 1 3 3 2 5 6
  • A 7 1 8 mi
  • B 6 4 1 7 2 4 mi
  • C 4 1 1 2 4 mi
  • D 7 2 3 2 4 mi
  • E 8 2 3 2 4 mi

Q8:

The typical length of a rufous hummingbird is 3 1 1 0 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 2 in
  • B 1 in
  • C 1 1 1 0 in
  • D 9 1 0 in
  • E 6 in

Q9:

A boy scout has a rope that is 7 0 4 7 inches long. He cuts 9 2 7 inches off one end of the rope and cuts 2 6 7 inches off the other end. How long is the remaining rope?

  • A 5 9 4 7 in
  • B 5 9 3 7 in
  • C 5 8 4 7 in
  • D 5 8 3 7 in
  • E 6 0 3 7 in

Q10:

7 7 , 7 7 1 1 0 , 0 0 0 2 9 3 7 1 0 , 0 0 0 to the nearest thousandth.

Q11:

Last month, Noah trained for 7 8 1 2 hours at the gym. This month, he trained 7 2 1 6 hours. How many more hours did he train last month?

  • A 1 2
  • B 7 1 2
  • C 1 3
  • D 6 1 3
  • E 6 1 2

Q12:

Liam had a piece of lumber 15 ft long. He cut some pieces to use in his workshop, and 3 1 2 ft remained. How much of the wood did he use?

  • A 5 2 1 2 ft
  • B 1 8 1 2 ft
  • C 4 2 7 ft
  • D 1 1 1 2 ft
  • E 12 ft

Q13:

Calculate 1 1 2 1 1 3 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A1
  • B 1 3
  • C 1 2
  • D 1 6

Q14:

Mariam’s house, the library, and the gym are on the same road. She lives 1 0 1 2 mi from the library, which is 1 2 mi farther from her house than the gym. How far is it from Mariam’s house to the gym?

Q15:

Bassem hiked 10 miles. He ran for 1 6 4 miles and then walked the rest. Determine the distance Bassem walked.

Q16:

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

  • A 8 1 4 L E
  • B 1 8 3 4 L E
  • C 8 1 2 L E
  • D 7 3 4 L E
  • E 1 8 1 4 L E

Q17:

Nada wants to find out how much her dog weighs. She steps on the scale and reads her weight as 1 3 1 5 8 pounds. The combined weight of Nada and dog is 1 4 7 7 8 pounds. How much does her dog weigh?

  • A 1 6 7 8 lb
  • B 1 6 5 8 lb
  • C 1 4 lb
  • D 1 6 1 4 lb
  • E 6 9 1 4 lb

Q18:

7 3 2 7 1 0 0 0 6 2 7 1 0 0 to the nearest hundredth.

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