Fraction Two-Step Word Problems - Mixed Numbers

 

 

Objective: I can solve two-step word problems involving addition and subtraction of mixed numbers (mixed fractions).

 

 

 

 

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Solve the following word problems.

Irene bought 7 3/8 m of cloth. Molly bought 1/2 m less than Irene.
a. How many metres of cloth did Molly buy?



b. How many metres of cloth did they buy altogether?



Jasmine cooked 1 5/6 kg of rice. Alice cooked 5/8 kg more than Jasmine.
a. How many kg of rice did Alice cook?



b. How many kg of rice did they cook together?



Jonathan had 8 5/6 m of string. Matthew bought 5/9 m more than Jonathan.
a. How many metres of string did Matthew buy?



b. How many metres of string did they buy altogether?



Harold prepared 4 3/7 litres of drinks for a party. Dan also prepared drinks and he prepared 1 1/2 litres less than Harold. What is the total volume of drinks that Harold and Dan prepared altogether?



Jeremy collected 12 3/4 kg of newspaper for recycling. Brian collected 3 2/5 kg more than Jeremy. Find the total mass of newspaper that Jeremy and Brian collected together.



Henry has 7 3/5 metres of rope, and Sam has a rope that is 1 1/6 metres shorter than Henry’s. What is the total length of rope that Henry and Sam have altogether?



Ryan collected 3 2/5 kg of mangoes and 5 2/3 kg of guavas from his orchard. His son also collected some fruits, and his son’s collection was 1 3/4 kg less than the total weight of the fruits that Ryan collected. Find the total mass of all the fruits that Ryan and his son collected altogether.



Suzie bought 1 1/4 kg of lettuce and 1 2/3 kg of spinach. Then, she bought a bunch of bananas that was 2/3 kg heavier than the total weight of the vegetables that she bought. What was the total weight of the bananas and vegetables in kg?



20 1/3 litres of drinks were prepared for a school basketball match. The players drank 9 1/2 litres during the first half of the game. In the second half, the players drank 1 3/5 less than in the first half. What is the volume of drinks left at the end?

 

 

 

 

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