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Lesson 4: Subtracting Fractions with Fraction Strips



 1. 

Use the strategy of subtracting with fraction strips to answer Questions 1 - 6.

5/7 - 2/7
a.
3/7
b.
4/7
c.
3/0
d.
2/7
 

 2. 

5/9 - 3/9
a.
8/18
b.
2/7
c.
2/0
d.
2/9
 

 3. 

5/12 - 3/12
a.
1/6
b.
3/12
c.
2/0
d.
6/12
 

 4. 

7/12 - 1/12
a.
1/2
b.
5/12
c.
6/0
d.
5/6
 

 5. 

6/10 - 1/4
a.
5/6
b.
5/10
c.
5/10
d.
7/20
 

 6. 

11/12 - 1/4
a.
10/8
b.
8/12
c.
2/3
d.
12/15
 

 7. 

Rosa wrote 1/3 of her book report on Tuesday. Then she worte 1/2 on Friday.  How much of her book report is left to write?
a.
2/5
b.
5/6
c.
1/6
d.
5/12
 

 8. 

Aiden did 3/4 of his paper route. Then he had his sister do 1/5 of his paper route. How much of the paper route is left to finish?
a.
4/9
b.
19/20
c.
1/20
d.
15/20
 

 9. 

Calculate the difference of 5/6 and 1/3.
a.
1/2
b.
9/12
c.
15/18
d.
6/18
 

 10. 

Calculate.
7/8 - 1/2
a.
6/6
b.
3/8
c.
5/8
d.
1/4
 



 
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