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## Sample Problems For Fraction Word Problems

### Complexity=4, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Cindy has 1/2 cup of walnuts and 1/2 cup of dried cherries. How many cups of food does she have?
 cups
2.   Pearl has half of a tablespoon of food coloring and a third of a tablespoon of vanilla extract. How many more tablespoons of food coloring than vanilla extract does she have?
 tablespoons

### Complexity=8, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Jose has 3/5 kilogram of peppermints and 2/3 kilogram of candy canes. How many kilograms of candy does he have?
 kilograms
2.   John runs 1 kilometer on Tuesday and 1/3 kilometer on Wednesday. How many more kilometers did he run on Tuesday than on Wednesday?
 kilometers

### Complexity=12, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Sharon has 7/12 pound of eggplants and 5/12 pound of tomatoes. How many pounds of vegetables does she have?
 pounds
2.   There are 8 cows, 3 sheep, and 5 chickens on a field. What fraction of the animals are sheep?

### Complexity=4, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Miguel has 31/2 kilograms of jelly beans and 2/3 kilogram of chocolates. How many kilograms of candy does he have?
 kilograms
2.   Paul has two and two-thirds pounds of peanuts and a quarter of a pound of cashews. How many more pounds of peanuts than cashews does he have?
 pounds

### Complexity=8, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Tiffany practices five-eighths of an hour of violin on Thurdsay and three and three-fourths hours of violin on Friday. How many total hours of violin did she practice?
 hours of violin
2.   Sharon practices two and two-fifths hours of baseball on Sunday and one and four-sevenths hours of baseball on Monday. How many total hours of baseball did she practice?
 hours of baseball

### Complexity=12, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Jennifer practices 10/11 hour of flute on Wednesday and 10/11 hour of flute on Thurdsay. How many total hours of flute did she practice?
 hours of flute
2.   Miguel has 31/6 teaspoons of salt and 35/8 teaspoons of vanilla extract. How many teaspoons of ingredients does he have?
 teaspoons

### Complexity=12, Mode=3 mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Maria practices 11/3 hours of soccer on Friday, 7/9 hour of soccer on Saturday, and 3/8 hour of soccer on Sunday. How many hours of soccer did she practice altogether?
 hours of soccer
2.   John has 2/3 gallon of red paint and 7/12 gallon of orange paint. If he has a total of 21/8 gallons of paint, how many gallons of paint is neither red nor orange?
 gallons

### Complexity=4, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Cindy has 1/2 cup of walnuts and 1/2 cup of dried cherries. How many cups of food does she have?
 cups
Solution
 12
+
 12
= 1
2Pearl has half of a tablespoon of food coloring and a third of a tablespoon of vanilla extract. How many more tablespoons of food coloring than vanilla extract does she have?
 tablespoons
Solution
 12
-
 13
=
 16

### Complexity=8, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Jose has 3/5 kilogram of peppermints and 2/3 kilogram of candy canes. How many kilograms of candy does he have?
 kilograms
Solution
 35
+
 23
=
 1 415
2John runs 1 kilometer on Tuesday and 1/3 kilometer on Wednesday. How many more kilometers did he run on Tuesday than on Wednesday?
 kilometers
Solution
1 -
 13
=
 23

### Complexity=12, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Sharon has 7/12 pound of eggplants and 5/12 pound of tomatoes. How many pounds of vegetables does she have?
 pounds
Solution
 712
+
 512
= 1
2There are 8 cows, 3 sheep, and 5 chickens on a field. What fraction of the animals are sheep?
Solution
The fraction of animals that are sheep is
 # sheepTotal # of animals
=
 38 + 3 + 5
=
 316

### Complexity=4, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Miguel has 31/2 kilograms of jelly beans and 2/3 kilogram of chocolates. How many kilograms of candy does he have?
 kilograms
Solution
 3 12
+
 23
=
 4 16
2Paul has two and two-thirds pounds of peanuts and a quarter of a pound of cashews. How many more pounds of peanuts than cashews does he have?
 pounds
Solution
 2 23
-
 14
=
 2 512

### Complexity=8, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Tiffany practices five-eighths of an hour of violin on Thurdsay and three and three-fourths hours of violin on Friday. How many total hours of violin did she practice?
 hours of violin
Solution
 58
+
 3 34
=
 4 38
2Sharon practices two and two-fifths hours of baseball on Sunday and one and four-sevenths hours of baseball on Monday. How many total hours of baseball did she practice?
 hours of baseball
Solution
 2 25
+
 1 47
=
 3 3435

### Complexity=12, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Jennifer practices 10/11 hour of flute on Wednesday and 10/11 hour of flute on Thurdsay. How many total hours of flute did she practice?
 hours of flute
Solution
 1011
+
 1011
=
 1 911
2Miguel has 31/6 teaspoons of salt and 35/8 teaspoons of vanilla extract. How many teaspoons of ingredients does he have?
 teaspoons
Solution
 3 16
+
 3 58
=
 6 1924

### Complexity=12, Mode=3 mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Maria practices 11/3 hours of soccer on Friday, 7/9 hour of soccer on Saturday, and 3/8 hour of soccer on Sunday. How many hours of soccer did she practice altogether?
 hours of soccer
Solution
 1 13
+
 79
+
 38
=
 2 3572
2John has 2/3 gallon of red paint and 7/12 gallon of orange paint. If he has a total of 21/8 gallons of paint, how many gallons of paint is neither red nor orange?
 gallons
Solution
 2 18
-
 23
-
 712
=
 78

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