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Fraction Word Problems
You must know fraction addition and subtraction to master this topic.
To review, see the Fraction Addition and
Fraction Subtraction topics.
Example 1: Identify the fraction
Steven has 8 tacos and eats 3 tacos. What fraction of the tacos are left? 

The number of tacos left is 8  3 = 5.
The fraction of tacos left is 
# tacos left Total # of tacos 

= 

Example 2:
John has ^{3}/_{5} kilogram of apples and ^{1}/_{6} kilogram of lemons. How many more kilograms of apples than lemons does he have? 


 

= 
13 30 
kg more apples than lemons 

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