Fractions: Subtracting fractions with the same denominator

In this lesson, we will be using our knowledge of subtraction to take-away fractions with the same denominator. We will use lots of different pictures of fractions, as well as the part/whole model to help us.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Only the numerator changes when adding fractions with the same denominator

1/4

Q2.1/3 + 1/3 =

2/4

Q3.3/7 + 2/7 =

3/4

Q4.Is this question correct or incorrect? 1/4 + 2/4 = 3/8

4/4

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Only the numerator changes when adding fractions with the same denominator

1/4

Q2.1/3 + 1/3 =

2/4

Q3.3/7 + 2/7 =

3/4

Q4.Is this question correct or incorrect? 1/4 + 2/4 = 3/8

4/4

Video

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Worksheet

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Subtracting Fractions with the Same Denominator Quiz

Let's see what you have learnt about subtracting fractions

Q1.When subtracting fractions, what happens to the denominator?

1/4

Q2.What is 6/6 - 5/6?

2/4

Q3.True or false? 3/4 - 2/4 = 1/4

3/4

Q4.4/8 - 2/8 =

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Subtracting Fractions with the Same Denominator Quiz

Let's see what you have learnt about subtracting fractions

Q1.When subtracting fractions, what happens to the denominator?

1/4

Q2.What is 6/6 - 5/6?

2/4

Q3.True or false? 3/4 - 2/4 = 1/4

3/4

Q4.4/8 - 2/8 =

4/4

Lesson summary: Fractions: Subtracting fractions with the same denominator

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