# Fractions: Subtracting fractions with the same denominator

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. 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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## Video

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
Only the numerator changes when adding fractions with the same denominator
False
Q2.
1/3 + 1/3 =
2/6
3/3
Q3.
3/7 + 2/7 =
4/7
5/14
Q4.
Is this question correct or incorrect? 1/4 + 2/4 = 3/8
Correct

## Exit quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
When subtracting fractions, what happens to the denominator?
It doubles
It halves
Correct answer: It stays the same
Q2.
What is 6/6 - 5/6?
1/5
2/6
5/6
Q3.
True or false? 3/4 - 2/4 = 1/4
False