# Subtracting fractions

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will use bar models to support our understanding of subtracting fractions and create our own subtraction problems involving fractions.

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
What is the total?
Six sixteenths
Three eighths
Three sixteenths
Q2.
What is the total?
One sixth
One third
Two sixths
Q3.
What is the sum of the two fractions below?
Eight eighteenths
One whole
Two ninths
Q4.
What is the total?
Three twelfths
Two sixths
Two twelfths
Q5.
Calculate:
Five tenths
One fifth
Three tenths

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Calculate:
Eleven eighths
Eleven sixteenths
One quarter
Q2.
Calculate:
Four eighths
One whole
Three quarters
Q3.
Calculate:
Six thirds
Ten nineteenths
Ten ninths
Q4.
Calculate:
Four quarters
Ten eighths
Ten sixteenths
Q5.
Calculate:
Eight sevenths