Problems With Fractions (Addition And Subtraction)

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Problems With Fractions (Addition And Subtraction)

Mathematics is an interesting subject once you know the basics. Fractions are also used to indicate a part of a whole number or a ratio between two numbers. Do you have a hard time adding and subtracting fractions? Have no worries; take the quiz below to help you better your skills. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gabriella bought a pile of bricks to build a brick wall. Yesterday, she used 5/8 of the brick pile. Tomorrow, she plans to use another \dfrac{1}{4}​174​​start fraction, 1, divided by, 4, end fraction1/4 of the original brick pile
    • A. 

      3/8

    • B. 

      1/8

    • C. 

      14/8

  • 2. 
    Mrs. Alvarez asked her class how many hours of TV they watched per day (to the nearest half hour). The results are shown on the left table.What fraction of the students watch between 000 and 222 hours of TV a day?
    • A. 

      9/10

    • B. 

      6/12

    • C. 

      7/12

    • D. 

      1/2

  • 3. 
    Horacio is working on his science fair project about the heights of fifth graders. His data are shown on the left graph.How much taller is Lucia than Horacio?
    • A. 

      3/4

    • B. 

      1/12

  • 4. 
    Ahoy there, matey! Our pirate ship had \dfrac{5}{6}​6​​5​​start fraction, 5, divided by, 6, end fraction of a treasure chest full of gold. Then we plundered an enemy ship and took their \dfrac{3}{8}​8​​3​​start fraction, 3, divided by, 8, end fraction of a treasure chest full of gold.How many treasure chests full of gold do we have now? 
  • 5. 
    Suppose that the first team member in a 333-person relay race must run 2 \dfrac{1}{4}2 1/42, start fraction, 1, divided by, 4, end fraction laps, the second team member must run 1 \dfrac{1}{2}1 1/2​ 1/​​1, start fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction laps, and the third team member must run 3 \dfrac{5}{8}3 5/8​5/8​​3, start fraction, 5, divided by, 8, end fraction laps.How many laps in all must each team run?
    • A. 

      27/8

    • B. 

      24/2

    • C. 

      24/4

    • D. 

      7 3/8