Year 6

Year 6

# Subtract fractions

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will be learning how to subtract fractions with different denominators and find term to term rules in fraction subtraction sequences.

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Add the following fractions.
20/28
4/11
Q2.
Add the following fractions. What is the answer as a mixed number in its simplest form?
a
c
Q3.
Add the following fractions. What is the answer as a mixed number in its simplest form?
a
c
Q4.
Find the missing numerator.
2
4
Q5.
Add the mixed numbers, giving the answer as an improper fraction.
175/24
205/24

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Subtract the fractions below.
1/15
1/2
Q2.
Subtract the mixed numbers below.
1/2
3/8
Q3.
I ate 1/4 of a cake. Zak ate 1/8 of the cake. What is the difference between what we both ate?
1/4