# ADDING AND SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS WORD PROBLEMS WORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

Find the total width of 3 boards that 1 3/4 inches wide, 7/8 inch wide1/2 inches wide.

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Problem 2 :

A 7.15H tire is 6 5/8 inches wide and a 7.15 C tire is 4 3/4 inches wide. What is the difference in their widths ?

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Problem 3 :

A patient is given 1 1/2 teaspoons of medicine in the morning and teaspoons at night. How many teaspoons total does the patient receive daily ?

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Problem 4 :

3 1/3 feet are cut off a board that is 12 1/4 feet long. How long is the remaining part of the board ?

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Problem 5 :

3/8 of the corn in the U.S. is grown in Iowa. 1/4 of it is grown in Nebraska. How much of the corn supply is grown in the two states ?

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Problem 6 :

A runner jogs 7 1/5 miles east, 5 1/4 miles south, and 8 2/3 miles west. How far has she covered ?

Problem 7 :

If 3 1/2 ounce of cough syrup is used from a 9 1/4 ounce bottle, how much is left ?

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Problem 8 :

I set a goal to drink 64 ounces of water a day. If I drink 10 1/3 ounces in the morning, 15 1/2 ounces at noon, and 20 5/6 ounces at dinner, how much more ounces of water do I have to drink to reach my goal for the day ?

Solution

1)  So, the total width of 3 boards is 4 1/8 inches.

2)  So, the difference in their widths is 1 7/8 inches.

3)  The patient receive daily the teaspoons is 3 3/4.

4)  So, length of the remaining part of the board is 8 11/12 feet.

5)  So, the corn supply is grown in the two states is 5/8.

6)  So, far has she loaaed is 21 7/60 miles.

7)  So, cough syrup left the bottle is 5 3/4 ounces.

8)  So, i have to drink to reach my goal for the day is 17 1/3.

Problem 1 :

On Monday, Adam walks 3/10 of a mile to the store and then 4/10 of a mile to the park. How far does he walk in all?

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Problem 2 :

Shawna practices piano for 4/6 of an hour and takes a break.  Shawna then practices for 2/6 of an hour more. How long does Shawna practice in all?

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Problem 3 :

Sammy has 4/5 of his art project left to paint. He paints 2/5 of the project. What fraction of the project is left to paint?

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Problem 4 :

Yuna plans to run 1 mile. She has run 7/10 of a mile so far. What fraction of a mile does she have left to run?

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Problem 5 :

Javier has 7/8 of a cup of flour. He uses 3/8 of a cup in a recipe. How much flour does Javier have left?

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Problem 6 :

Kailee has finishes 4/5 of her math homework so far. What fraction of her math homework does she have left to finish?

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Problem 7 :

Marianne has 6/8 of a yard of green ribbon. She uses 3/8 of a yard for a craft project. How much green ribbon is left?

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Problem 8 :

Alex and Brady are helping to pack books into a box. Together they pack 7/12 of the books. Alex packs 4/12 of the books. What fraction of the books does Brady pack?

Solution

1)  Adam walked 7/10 of a mile.

2)  Shawna practices piano for 1 hour.

3)  2/5 of the art project is left to paint.

4)  3/10 of a mile is left to run.

5)  1/2 of the flour is left.

6)  Kailee has 1/5 of her math homework to finish.

7)  3/8 of a yard of green ribbon is left.

8)  3/12 of the books are left for Brady to pack.

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