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.

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?



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