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A fraction is made up of 2 numbers with a line separating them. The bottom number is called the denominator; it indicates the number of parts that make up a unit. The top number is the numerator and it describes how many parts are being dealt with.


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Basic Fraction Subtraction Lesson
Demonstrates how to subtract numerators and denominators. Includes practice problems.
Standard: MATH 1
Grades: (3-5)
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Intermediate Lesson
Shows students step by step how to subtract fractions with different denominators.
Standard: MATH 1
Grades: (3-5)
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Independent Practice 1
Students subtract fractions and simplify to the lowest terms. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 1
Grades: (3-5)
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Independent Practice 2
20 problems that review all skills within the unit. The answer key is below.
Standard: MATH 1
Grades: (3-5)
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Fraction Subtraction Homework
12 problems to reinforce the lessons and practice pages. An example is provided.
Standard: MATH 1
Grades: (3-5)
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Fraction Subtraction Quiz
10 problems that test subtracting fractions skills. Scoring matrix.
Standard: MATH 1
Grades: (3-5)
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Answer Keys
Answers for the homework and quiz.
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Answer Keys
Answers for both lessons and both practice sheets.
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