Fraction Word Problems - Mixed Numbers

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“Fraction Word Problems” Worksheets:
Fraction Word Problems (Add, Subtract)
2-Step Fraction Word Problems (Add, Subtract)

1-Step Mixed Number Word Problems (Add, Subtract)
2-Step Mixed Number Word Problems (Add, Subtract)

Objective: I can solve one-step word problems involving addition and subtraction of mixed numbers.

Follow these steps to solve the mixed numbers word problems.

Step 1. Is it a problem in addition or subtraction?

Step 2. Do you need to find a common denominator?

Step 3. Can you simplify or reduce the answer?

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Solve the following word problems.

Mark ran 2 1/3 km and Shaun ran 3 1/5 km. Find the difference in the distance that they ran.

Brandon and his son went fishing. Brandon caught 3 3/4 kg of fish while his son caught 2 1/5 kg of fish. What is the total weight of the fishes that they caught?

For the school’s sports day, a group of students prepared 21 1/2 litres of lemonade. At the end of the day they had 2 5/8 litres left over. How many litres of lemonade were sold?

Darren spent 2 1/2 hours on his homework on Monday. On Tuesday, he spent 1 3/5 hours on his homework. Find the total amount of time, in hours, that Darren spent doing his homework on Monday and Tuesday.

Brian has a bamboo pole that was 6 ¾ m long. He cut off 1 1/4 m and another 2 1/3 m. What is the length of the remaining bamboo pole in m?

Lydia bought 2 3/4 kg of vegetables, 1 1/4 kg of fish and 2 1/3 kg of mutton. What is the total mass, in kg, of the items that she bought?

Kimberly has 3 1/2 bottles of milk in her refrigerator. She used 3/5 bottle in the morning and 1 1/4 bottle in the afternoon. How many bottles of milk does Kimberly have left over?

A tank has 82 3/4 litres of water. 24 4/5 litres were used and the tank was filled with another 18 3/4 litres. What is the final volume of water in the tank?

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