Worksheet on Add and Subtract Fractions



Recall the topic carefully and practice the questions given in the math worksheet on add and subtract fractions. The question mainly covers addition with the help of a fraction number line, subtraction with the help of a fraction number line, add the fractions with the same denominator, subtract the fractions with the same denominator and word problems on add and subtract fractions.


1. Add with the help of a fraction number line:

(a) ²/₃ + ¹/₃

(b) ³/₇ + ²/₇

(c) ⁶/₁₀ + ¹/₁₀


2. Subtract with the help of a fraction number line: 

(a) ⁹/₁₀ - ³/₁₀

(b) ⁵/₆ - ²/₆

(c) ⁷/₈ - ⁴/₈



3. Add:

(a) ⁷/₁₀ + ²/₁₀

(b) ⁶/₈ + ⁴/₈

(c) ⁵/₉ + ²/₉ + ¹/₉

(d) ⁸/₁₁ + ²/₁₁

(e) ⁴/₉ + ⁷/₉

(f) ³/₈ + ⁵/₈ + ²/₈

(g) ⁴/₆ + ²/₆ + ¹/₆

(h) ⁷/₁₂ + ⁵/₁₂ + ⁶/₁₂


4. Find the difference. Remember to show the answer in the simplest form:

(a) ⁹/₁₄ - ⁴/₁₄

(b) ⁶/₁₁ - ³/₁₁

(c) ⁸/₁₂ - ⁴/₁₂

(d) ¹²/₁₅ - ⁹/₁₅

(e) ¹²/₁₃ - ⁹/₁₃

(f) ⁶/₁₀ - ²/₁₀

(g) ⁹/₁₆ - ⁵/₁₆

(h) ¹²/₁₄ - ⁸/₁₄


5. Solve these problems:

(a) ¹/₃ of the school garden has vegetable and another ¹/₃ has flowers. What part of the garden is left to grow grass?

(b) Sam spent ¹/₆ of his Sunday doing home work and ³/₆ of the day watching cricket. What part of the day was left to do other things?

(c) My mother ate ¹/₈ of the cake and my father ³/⁸. How much of the cake has been eaten and how much is left?

(d) Pearl bought ²/₃ of her school books last week. What part is still left to be bought?

(e) Sonia walked ³/₈ of the distance to school and ran ⁵/₈ of the distance. How much more of the distance does she need to cover?


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