# Worksheet: Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators

In this worksheet, we will practice subtracting two proper fractions with different denominators by finding common denominators and writing the answer in simplest form.

Q1:

A mirror’s length is of a foot, and its width is of a foot less than its length. Determine the width of the mirror in fraction form.

• A ft
• B ft
• C ft
• D ft
• E ft

Q2:

Calculate .

• A
• B
• C
• D1

Q3:

How much more is of a gallon than of a gallon?

• A gal
• B gal
• C gal
• D gal
• E gal

Q4:

Chloe walks h to work on Route A and h back to her house on Route B every day. Which route does she spend more time on and by how much?

• ARoute B, h
• BRoute B, h
• CRoute A, h
• DRoute A, h
• ERoute A, h

Q5:

Evaluate , given that and .

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q6:

Evaluate given and . Give the answer in its simplest form.

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q7:

Calculate giving the answer in its simplest form.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q8:

Use the order of operations to evaluate , expressing the answer in its simplest form.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q9:

A supermarket is of a mile from Charlotte’s house and of a mile from Sophia’s house. How much farther is the supermarket from Sophia’s house than it is from Charlotte’s house?

• A mi
• B mi
• C mi
• D mi
• E mi

Q10:

A baby’s bottle can hold of a cup of milk. In order to feed her baby, the mother filled the bottle to the top with of a cup of milk. Determine how much milk was already inside the bottle.

• A c
• B c
• C c
• D c
• E c

Q11:

Mason lives mi from the school, and Ethan lives mi from it. Who lives closer to the school and by how much?

• AEthan, mi
• BMason, mi
• CMason, mi
• DEthan, mi
• EMason, mi

Q12:

Which of the following is a subtraction sentence representing the given figure? • A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q13:

Evaluate giving the answer in its simplest form.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E1

Q14:

Chloe drank fluid ounces of water on Monday, on Tuesday, and on Friday. How much more water did Chloe drink on Monday and Tuesday than on Friday?

• A fl oz
• B fl oz
• C fl oz
• D fl oz
• E fl oz

Q15:

Liam and Elizabeth both started cycling along a track in the same direction. Liam cycled of a mile and then stopped. Elizabeth cycled of a mile and then turned around and cycled back along the path for of a mile. Who is farther from the starting point? What is the distance between them?

• AElizabeth, mi
• BLiam, mi
• CLiam, mi
• DLiam, mi
• EElizabeth, mi

Q16:

Evaluate giving the answer in its simplest form.

• A
• B1
• C
• D
• E

Q17:

Scarlett, Victoria, and Daniel agreed to meet at the park. Scarlett walked mi, Victoria walked mi, and Daniel walked mi. Who was the farthest away and by how much?

• BScarlett, mi
• CScarlett, mi
• DVictoria, mi
• EVictoria, mi

Q18:

Subtract from 5.

• A
• B
• C5
• D
• E

Q19:

If Daniel had 9 LE and bought a ruler for , how much money does he have left?

• A
• B
• C
• D