Math Practice Topic: Basic Fraction Word Problems
Description:
Solve word problems that involve fraction addition and subtraction with like denominators.
Adaptive Learning Progression:
Addition, then subtraction, then mixed.

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Sample Levels (out of 5)

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.  There is a box of marbles where ^{1}/ _{8} are yellow, ^{4}/ _{8} are black, and ^{3}/ _{8} are violet. What fraction of the box has yellow and black marbles?



Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.  Amy and Justin made a tray of cupcakes. If Amy ate ^{2}/ _{8} of the cupcakes and Justin ate ^{4}/ _{8} of the cupcakes. How much more of the cupcakes did Justin eat than Amy?



Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.  Jennifer ate ^{7}/ _{8} of her pizza in the morning and ^{1}/ _{8} of the pizza in the afternoon. What part of the pizza did she eat altogether?
 2.  Ling and her mother made a tray of muffins. If Ling ate ^{1}/ _{4} of the muffins and her mother ate ^{2}/ _{4} of the muffins. How much more of the muffins did her mother eat than Ling?

3.  A box holds 6 glass beads. If Andrew takes 5 glass beads from the box, what fraction of the glass beads is left in the box?
 4.  Ivan dusted ^{2}/ _{3} of his house in the morning and ^{1}/ _{3} of the house in the afternoon. What part of the house did he dust altogether?

