Worksheet: Subtraction of Rational Numbers

In this worksheet, we will practice subtracting rational numbers, including fractions, decimals, and percentages.

Q1:

Find the difference between 0.9357 and 2 , 6 3 7 1 0 , 0 0 0 . Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.

Q2:

Find the difference between 0.034 and 1 9 2 5 . Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

Q3:

The difference between 0.4046 and 5 , 0 2 3 1 0 , 0 0 0 to the nearest thousandth.

Q4:

The weight of a tin full of sugar is 1 4 3 4 kg. The weight of an empty tin is 6.75 kg. How many kilograms of sugar are in a full tin?

Q5:

What number should be subtracted from 2 3 to get 1 6 ?

  • A 5 6
  • B 1 3
  • C 1 2
  • D 5 6
  • E 1 2

Q6:

Calculate 9 3 1 2 2 8 1 2 . Give your answer as a mixed number.

  • A 6 7 1 2
  • B 7 7 1 2
  • C 7 5 1 2
  • D 7 5 1 2
  • E 6 7 1 2

Q7:

Calculate 7 1 4 4 5 8 . Give your answer as a mixed number.

  • A 2 5 8
  • B 3 1 2
  • C 3 3 8
  • D 3 3 8
  • E 3 5 8

Q8:

Evaluate 2 5 4 5 giving the answer in its simplest form.

  • A 2 5
  • B 4 5
  • C 8 5
  • D 2 5
  • E 6 5

Q9:

Calculate 7 3 4 3 2 4 . Give your answer as a mixed number.

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

Q10:

Is the difference between two rational numbers a rational number?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Q11:

Calculate 8 9 1 0 3 2 3 . Give your answer as a mixed number.

  • A 5 2 3 0
  • B 5 1 5
  • C 5 7 1 0
  • D 5 7 3 0
  • E 5 9 3 0

Q12:

Evaluate and simplify 3 4 3 0 % .

  • A 1 1 2 0
  • B 3 0 3 4
  • C 1 1 2 0
  • D 9 2 0
  • E 3 3 4

Q13:

Simplify the following expression: 6 2 9 6 4 9 + 1 2 8 9 .

  • A 1 1 1 9
  • B 1 1 9
  • C 1 9 1 9
  • D 1 2 1 9
  • E 1 3 1 9

Q14:

Evaluate 7 4 1 2 , giving the answer in its simplest form.

  • A 5 4
  • B 4 3
  • C 5 4
  • D 9 4
  • E 9 4

Q15:

The sum of two rational numbers is 1 2 . If one of the numbers is 5 6 , find the other.

  • A 3 4
  • B 1 3
  • C 1 3
  • D 4 3
  • E 4 3

Q16:

Evaluate 7 1 0 2 1 5 giving the answer in its simplest form.

  • A 1 2
  • B 1 7 3 0
  • C 1 3
  • D 1 7 3 0
  • E 1 4 1 5

Q17:

Find the missing term in the equation 2 1 3 + 1 1 3 = + 2 1 3 + 2 1 3 .

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

Q18:

Find the missing term in the expression 5 1 3 + 3 1 3 = 5 1 3 + 5 1 3 + .

  • A 3 1 3
  • B 8 1 3
  • C 1 1 3
  • D 2 1 3

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