Subtraction of fractions - Examples, Exercises and Solutions

To subtract fractions, we must find the common denominator by simplifying, expanding, or multiplying the denominators.
Then, we only need to subtract the numerators to get the result.

Suggested Topics to Practice in Advance

  1. Sum of Fractions

Practice Subtraction of fractions

Exercise #1

Solve the following exercise:

3212=? \frac{3}{2}-\frac{1}{2}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

1

Exercise #2

Solve the following exercise:

2414=? \frac{2}{4}-\frac{1}{4}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

14 \frac{1}{4}

Exercise #3

Solve the following exercise:

3313=? \frac{3}{3}-\frac{1}{3}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

23 \frac{2}{3}

Exercise #4

Solve the following exercise:

3919=? \frac{3}{9}-\frac{1}{9}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

29 \frac{2}{9}

Exercise #5

Solve the following exercise:

8545=? \frac{8}{5}-\frac{4}{5}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

45 \frac{4}{5}

Exercise #1

Solve the following exercise:

6545=? \frac{6}{5}-\frac{4}{5}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

25 \frac{2}{5}

Exercise #2

Solve the following exercise:

2505=? \frac{2}{5}-\frac{0}{5}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

25 \frac{2}{5}

Exercise #3

Solve the following exercise:

3525=? \frac{3}{5}-\frac{2}{5}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

15 \frac{1}{5}

Exercise #4

Solve the following exercise:

4515=? \frac{4}{5}-\frac{1}{5}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

35 \frac{3}{5}

Exercise #5

Solve the following exercise:

7545=? \frac{7}{5}-\frac{4}{5}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

35 \frac{3}{5}

Exercise #1

Solve the following exercise:

4636=? \frac{4}{6}-\frac{3}{6}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

16 \frac{1}{6}

Exercise #2

Solve the following exercise:

6636=? \frac{6}{6}-\frac{3}{6}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

36 \frac{3}{6}

Exercise #3

Solve the following exercise:

6727=? \frac{6}{7}-\frac{2}{7}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

47 \frac{4}{7}

Exercise #4

Solve the following exercise:

5737=? \frac{5}{7}-\frac{3}{7}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

27 \frac{2}{7}

Exercise #5

Solve the following exercise:

5626=? \frac{5}{6}-\frac{2}{6}=\text{?}

Video Solution

Answer

36 \frac{3}{6}

Topics learned in later sections

  1. Multiplication of Fractions
  2. Division of Fractions
  3. Comparing Fractions
  4. Operations with Fractions