Adding and Subtracting Fractions Word Problems
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Kayla ate 3/12 of a watermelon. Jordyn ate 1/12 of the watermelon. Then April ate 1/4 of the watermelon. How much of the watermelon did they eat?

    answer choices

    6/12

    7/36

    4/12

    7/12

  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Daniel watched a beetle and a spider on the sidewalk. The beetle crawled 1/2 of a yard and the spider crawled 1/8 of a yard. How much farther did the beetle crawl than the spider?

    answer choices

    1/4

    3/8

    1/2

    5/8

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Carefully following a recipe to make brownies, Ben used exactly 5/8 of a cup of oil and 3/4 of a cup of water. How many cups of liquid did Ben use in all?

    answer choices

    1/8

    2/3

    1 1/2

    1 3/8

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Robert made a fruit salad with 11/12 of a pound of melon and 1/6 of a pound of berries. How many pounds of fruit did Robert use in all?

    answer choices

    1 1/12

    3/4

    2/3

    1 1/2

  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Pam walks 3/4 of a mile to school. Paul walks 1/8 of a mile to school. How much farther does Pam walk than Paul?

    answer choices

    5/8

    4/8

    1 3/8

    3/4

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    After dinner, Joe and his family eat 1/2 of Joe's birthday cake. Then, Joe eats another 1/8 of the cake for breakfast the following morning and his brother eats 1/4 of it. How much of the cake has been eaten?

    answer choices

    1 1/8

    7/8

    1

    9/16

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q.

    You give 1/3 of a pan of brownies to Mr. Nix and 1/6 of a pan of brownies to your teacher. How much of the pan of brownies did you give away?

    answer choices

    2/6 of the pan

    1/6 of the pan

    1/2 of the pan

    1/3 of the pan

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The fifth grade math teachers ordered pizza for lunch. Mrs. Dombkowski ate 1/3 of the pizza. Ms. Chaney ate 5/12 of the pizza. How much more pizza did Ms. Chaney eat than Mrs. Dombkowski?

    answer choices

    1/4

    2/3

    4/6

    1/12

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The fifth grade classes collected 5/10 of the school's canned goods on Monday, 1/5 on Tuesday, and 45/100 on Wednesday. How much of the school's canned goods did the fifth grade collect in all?

    answer choices

    1 3/20

    115/100

    1 15/100

    75/100

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Charlotte received 7/10 inches of rain on Monday. On Tuesday it rained an additional 2/5 inches. How many more inches did it rain on Monday than on Tuesday?

    answer choices

    3/10

    1/5

    6/10

    2/5

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Nathan collected 5/6 of a carton of eggs on Saturday and 8/12 on Sunday. How many eggs did he collect on both days?

    answer choices

    18/12

    9/6

    1 1/2

    1 3/6

  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Mrs. O'Hare bought a cake for the teachers of Palisades Park Elementary. The teachers ate 4/10 of the cake before lunch, 1/5 after lunch, and 12/100 after school. How much of the cake got eaten during the day?

    answer choices

    8/10

    72/100

    36/50

    18/25

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