# Lesson Worksheet: Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators Mathematics • 5th Grade

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:

Calculate .

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• B
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• D1

Q2:

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

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

Q3:

Calculate giving the answer in its simplest form.

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• E

Q4:

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

Q5:

Evaluate giving the answer in its simplest form.

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• E1

Q6:

Evaluate giving the answer in its simplest form.

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• B1
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• E

Q7:

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

Q8:

Subtract from 5.

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• B
• C5
• D
• E

Q9:

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

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• B
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• D

Q10:

Mason solved using the following method: he found that the least common denominator for and is 6, so he deduced that .

Using the same method, find .

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• E

Q11:

Use the given model to find . • A
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• E

Q12:

Consider the following: .

What is the missing fraction? Give your answer in its simplest form.

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• E

Q13:

Complete the following number sentence: .

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