Worksheet: Subtracting Parts of a Whole

In this worksheet, we will practice using models to subtract proper fractions with the same denominator.

Q1:

Mason had a whole chocolate bar.

What could the chocolate bar look like after he has eaten one-sixth of it?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q2:

Which of the following models represents the result of the given equation?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Q3:

Solve 6727.

  • A67
  • B27
  • C57
  • D47
  • E37

Q4:

Which of the following models represents the result of the given model?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Write the equation that matches the model.

  • A5838=18
  • B5838=28
  • C6838=28
  • D6838=38
  • E5828=38

Q5:

Complete:

  • A45
  • B35
  • C25
  • D15

Q6:

Which of the following represents the result of 5727?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Q7:

I subtracted from a whole and have 58 left. Which piece did I take away?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Q8:

Benjamin goes to his friend’s house on foot. If he has walked 18 of the total distance already, what fraction of the total distance does he still have to walk?

  • A12 of the total distance
  • B14 of the total distance
  • C18 of the total distance
  • D58 of the total distance
  • E78 of the total distance

Q9:

Ethan traveled by car. The fuel tank was full at the start of his journey. He used 12 of the fuel tank to reach his destination. How much fuel is left in his car?

  • A13 of the tank
  • B15 of the tank
  • C12 of the tank
  • D14 of the tank

Q10:

Isabella’s pawn is on 45 of 1 on the number line. She moves her pawn to the left by 25 of 1. On what fraction of 1 is now her pawn?

  • A15
  • B35
  • C45
  • D25

Q11:

What is 911111311?

Use the picture below to help you.

  • A811
  • B711
  • C511
  • D1311

Q12:

Fill in the blank: 8828=8.

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