Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheets

Welcome to our worksheets for adding and subtracting fractions!

Teaching a child how to add and subtract fractions is vital for their mathematical progress. These skills are useful in many situations, from splitting objects to calculating parts of a whole. Emphasize finding a common denominator before performing operations and simplifying the result. These skills foster number sense and help your child handle complex fractions confidently.

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Add and Subtract Fractions for Beginners (Printable PDFs)

In the fractions worksheets below, students will practice adding and/or subtracting fractions with common denominators.  You’ll find worksheets that deal with only addition, only subtraction, and a combination of addition and subtraction.

Add Fractions (Printable PDFs)

In the fractions worksheets below, students will practice adding fractions with common and unlike denominators.  Since fractions can’t be added unless they have a common denominator, students will need to know how to find a common denominator to complete the problems.

Subtract Fractions (Printable PDFs)

In the fractions worksheets below, students will practice subtracting fractions with common and unlike denominators.  Since fractions can’t be subtracted unless they have a common denominator, students will need to know how to find a common denominator to complete the problems.