Practice the problems of Math in Focus Grade 4 Workbook Answer Key Chapter 6 Practice 2 Subtracting Fractions to score better marks in the exam.

## Math in Focus Grade 4 Chapter 6 Practice 2 Answer Key Subtracting Fractions

**Find the equivalent fraction. Complete the model. Then subtract.**

Example

Question 1.

Answer:

Explanation:

\(\frac{2}{3}\) – \(\frac{2}{9}\)

= (6 – 2) ÷ 9

= 4 ÷ 9 or \(\frac{4}{9}\)

**Subtract. Write each answer in simplest form.
**Question 2.

Answer:

Explanation:

\(\frac{8}{10}\) – \(\frac{1}{5}\)

= (8 – 2) ÷ 10

= 6 ÷ 10

= 3 ÷ 5 or \(\frac{3}{5}\)

Question 3.

Answer:

Explanation:

\(\frac{7}{12}\) – \(\frac{1}{4}\)

= (7 – 3) ÷ 12

= 4 ÷ 12

= 1 ÷ 3 or \(\frac{1}{3}\)

Question 4.

The difference between \(\frac{7}{8}\) and \(\frac{1}{4}\) is

Answer:

The difference between \(\frac{7}{8}\) and \(\frac{1}{4}\) is

Explanation:

Difference:

\(\frac{7}{8}\) – \(\frac{1}{4}\)

= (7 – 2) ÷ 4

= 5 ÷ 4 or \(\frac{5}{4}\)

Question 5.

The difference between \(\frac{7}{12}\) and \(\frac{1}{3}\) is

Answer:

The difference between \(\frac{7}{12}\) and \(\frac{1}{3}\) is

Explanation:

\(\frac{7}{12}\) – \(\frac{1}{3}\)

= (7 – 4) ÷ 12

= 3 ÷ 12

= 1 ÷ 4 or \(\frac{1}{4}\)