# SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS WITH LIKE DENOMINATORS WORKSHEET

Subtracting Fractions with Same Denominator Worksheet :

Worksheet given in this section will be much useful for the students who would like to practice subtracting fractions with same denominator.

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## Subtracting Fractions with Same Denominator Worksheet - Problems

Problem 1 :

Find the value of :

1/5 - 2/5

Problem 2 :

Subtract 2/14 from 5 / 14.

Problem 3 :

Subtract 47/125 from 87/125.

Problem 4 :

Find the value of :

1/5 + 2/5 - 2/5

Problem 5 :

Find the value of :

2/13 - 7/13 + 12/13 - 5/13

## Subtracting Fractions with Same Denominator Worksheet - Solutions

Problem 1 :

Find the value of :

1/5 - 2/5

Solution :

1/5 - 2/5

The given two fractions have the same denominator. That is 5.

So, take the denominator once and subtract the numerators.

=  (1 - 2) / 5

=  -1 / 5

Therefore,

1/5 - 2/5  =  -1/5

Problem 2 :

Subtract 2/14 from 5 / 14.

Solution :

5/14 - 2/14

The given two fractions have the same denominator. That is 14.

So, take the denominator once and subtract the numerators.

=  (5 - 2) / 14

=  3 / 14

Therefore,

5/14 - 2/14  =  3/14

Problem 3 :

Subtract 47/125 from 87/125.

Solution :

87/125 - 47/125

The given two fractions have the same denominator. That is 125.

So, take the denominator once and subtract the numerators.

=  (87 - 47) / 125

=  40 / 125

Simplify.

=  8 / 25

Therefore,

87/125 - 47/125  =  8/25

Problem 4 :

Find the value of :

1/5 + 2/5 - 2/5

Solution :

1/5 + 2/5 - 2/5

The given fractions have the same denominator. That is 5.

So, take the denominator once and simplify the numerators.

=  (1 + 2 - 2) / 5

=  1 / 5

Therefore,

1/5 + 2/5 + 2/5  =  1/5

Problem 5 :

Find the value of :

2/13 - 7/13 + 12/13 - 5/13

Solution :

2/13 - 7/13 + 12/13 - 5/13

The given fractions have the same denominator. That is 13.

So, take the denominator once and simplify the numerators.

=  (2 - 7 + 12 - 5) / 13

=  2 / 13

Therefore,

2/13 - 7/13 + 12/13 - 5/13  =  2/13

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