# Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

## Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

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Worksheets for practicing addition and subtraction of fractions.  Includes adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator (easy) and addition with unlike denominators (harder).  There are also worksheets for adding mixed numbers.

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Same Denominator

Adding fractions with the same denominators, No simplifying (All answers already in lowest terms), All vertical problems. (example:  4/6 + 1/6 = 5/6)

Worksheet for adding fractions with denominators that are the same; Requires simplifying; Vertical problems. (example:  1/6 + 2/6 = 3/6)

Worksheet for adding fractions with the same denominators, Horizontal and vertical problems. (example:  2/6 + 3/6 = 5/6)

Another worksheet for adding fractions with like denominators, All horizontal problems. (example:  3/8 + 2/8 = 5/8)

Answers greater than 1, Requires converting from improper fractions to mixed number, All horizontal problems. (example:  5/8 + 4/8 = 1 1/8)

Different Denominators

Adding Fractions Worksheet (Unlike Denominators) 1 Free

Worksheet for adding fractions with denominators that are different; Only one addend needs to be changed; Vertical problems; Requires simplifying. (example:  1/3 + 1/6 = 1/2)

Adding Fractions Worksheet (Unlike Denominators)  2 Member

Another worksheet for adding fractions with denominators that are different. (example:  1/4 + 1/2 = 3/4) Vertical problems.

Adding fractions with two unlike denominators, Requires simplifying, Vertical problems, Advanced level

Same Denominators

Add the mixed numbers with like denominators; Vertical problems; Requires simplifying

A dozen mixed number addition problems.  Denominators are the same.

Different Denominators

Adding Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators) Member

Adding mixed numbers with different denominators. There are no improper fractions in the addends or the answers.

Adding Mixed Numbers (Improper Fractions) Member

These addition problems have mixed numbers with improper fractions in the sums. A few also have improper fractions as addends.

Subtracting Fractions:
Same Denominator

Subtracting Fractions Member

Subtract pairs of fractions with the same denominator; No simplifying; Vertical problems. (example:  3/5 - 1/5 = 2/5)

Subtracting Fractions 2 Member

Subtract fractions with the same denominator; Requires simplifying; Vertical problems. (example:  7/9 - 1/9 = 2/3)

Subtracting Fractions 3 Member

Subtract the fractions with like denominators; Horizontal problems. (example:  2/3 - 1/3 = 1/3)

Subtracting Fractions:
Different Denominators

Subtracting Fractions Worksheet (Unlike Denominators)  1 Member

Worksheet for subtracting fractions with unlike denominators; Only one denominator needs to be changed; Vertical problems; Requires simplifying. (example:  2/3 - 1/6 = 1/2)

Subtracting Fractions (Unlike Denominators) 2 Member

Subtract fractions with unlike denominators. (example:  2/6 - 1/3)

Subtracting Mixed Numbers:
Same Denominators

Subtracting Mixed Numbers Member

Subtract the mixed numbers with the same denominator; Vertical problems; Requires simplifying; Includes a word problem.

Subtracting Mixed Numbers:
Different Denominators

Subtracting Mixed Numbers (Different Denominators) Member

These subtraction problems have mixed numbers. Find the differences and simplify your answers.