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Add/Subtract Fraction Word Problems

Solving fraction word problems involves understanding the problem, identifying what is given, determining what needs to be found, and then applying appropriate fraction operations and problem-solving strategies.

- Read the problem carefully to understand what it is asking.

Identify key information and what needs to be found. - Determine what information is given in the problem and what is known.

Pay attention to quantities, fractions, operations, and any other relevant details. - Identify what the problem is asking you to find.

Is it a fraction, a sum or difference of fractions, a fraction of a quantity, etc.? - Decide on a strategy to solve the problem. This may involve using fraction operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division, or using visual models like fraction bars or number lines.
- Apply the chosen strategy to solve the problem step by step.

Perform any necessary fraction operations, simplify fractions if needed, and convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions as necessary. - After solving the problem, check your answer to ensure it makes sense and matches the problem’s requirements.

Re-read the problem to verify that you have answered the question correctly. - Clearly state your answer in the context of the problem.

Use proper units and labels if applicable.

**Printable Fraction Word Problems**

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Fraction Word Problems Worksheet #1

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