KS2 Subtracting Fractions Word Problems Worksheets

Subtracting Fractions Word Problems KS2

KS2 Subtracting Fractions Word Problems

Aimed at Years 3 to 6, Subtracting Fractions Word Problems is differentiated five ways to practise mathematical problem solving using subtracting fractions as its basis.

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  • Subtracting Fractions Word Problems worksheets in five levels. Includes answers.

 

National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 3: (3F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole [for example, 5/7 + 1/7 = 6/7]

Mathematics Year 4: (4F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

Mathematics Year 5: (5F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and denominators that are multiples of the same number

Mathematics Year 5: (5F2a) Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5 + 4/5 = 6/5 = 1 1/5 ]

Mathematics Year 6:(6F4) Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions

Mathematics Year 6: ​(6F2) Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination


Differentiation:

Beginner Subtracting fractions with the same denominator and different numerators within one whole. Aimed at Year 3 Secure/Year 4 Emerging.

Easy Subtracting improper fractions with the same denominators and different numerators, that goes beyond one whole. Answers can be given as improper fractions. Aimed at Year 4 Secure/Year 5 Emerging​.

Tricky Subtracting fractions with denominators that are double and half of each other. Aimed at Year 4 Mastery/Year 5 Developing​.

Expert Subtracting fractions and improper fractions with denominators that are multiple of the same number. Answers should be given as a proper fraction/mixed numbers. Aimed at Year 5 Secure/Year 6 Emerging​.

Brainbox Subtracting fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers. Answers should be simplified when possible. Aimed at Year 5 Mastery/Year 6 Secure​.​

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    2 Comments

  1. Hi, I really love your resources! Is there any way they can be editable to allow for metric units? Thanks.

    Deanne Johansson

    November 23, 2017

    • Thank you Deanne. These can be edited with a PDF editor.

      Claire

      November 26, 2017

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