Fractions + subtracting - math problems

Number of examples found: 38

  • Pounds
    jablka_8 3 pounds subtract 1/3 of a pound.
  • Length subtracting
    meter_11 Express in mm: 5 3/10 cm - 2/5 mm
  • Regrouping
    mixed_7 Subtract mixed number with regrouping: 11 17/20- 6 19/20
  • Mixed numbers
    zlomky_10 Rewrite mixed numbers so the fractions have the same denominator: 5 1/5 - 2 2/3
  • School
    skola_16 There are 150 pupils in grade 5 . 2/3 of it are female. By what fractions are the males?
  • Package
    latky The package was 23 meters of textile. The first day sold 12.3 meters. How many meters of textile remained in the package?
  • Empty and full
    vaha2 An empty can has a mass of 1/6 lb. When it is filled with sand, it has a mass of 7/12 lb. Find the mass of the sand in the can?
  • Simplify 3
    fractal_14 Simplify mixed numerals expression: 8 1/4- 3 2/5 - (2 1/3 - 1/4) Show your solution.
  • Erica
    meter_10 Erica bought 3 1/2 yards of fabric. If she uses 2/3 of the fabric, how much will she have left?
  • Employees
    workers_45 Of all 360 employees, there are 11/12 women. How many men work in a company?
  • Cake fractions
    dort Thomas ate 1/3 of cake, Bohouš of the rest of the cake ate 2/5. What fraction of cake left over for others?
  • Akpan
    clocks2 Akpan spent 3/8 of his time in school during the week. What fraction of his time does he spend at home during the week?
  • A jewelry
    gold A jewelry store has 20 grams of gold. If a pair of earrings need 1/4 gram of gold, how many grams are not used?
  • King
    kral King had four sons. First inherit 1/2, second 1/4 , third 1/5 of property. What part of the property was left to the last of the brothers?
  • Turtles 2
    turtles A box turtle hibernates in the sand at 11 5/8. A spotted turtle hibernates at 11 16/25 feet. Which turtle is deeper?
  • Plums
    plumbs In the bag was to total 136 plums. Igor took 3 plums and Mary took 4/7 from the rest. How many plums remained in the bag?
  • Wood 11
    wood Father has 12 1/5 meters long wood. Then I cut the wood into two pieces. One part is 7 3/5 meters long. Calculate the length of the other wood?
  • Bitoo and Reena
    apples_10 Bitoo ate 3/5 part of an apple and the remaining part was eaten by his sister Reena. How much part of an apple did Renna eat? Who had the larger share? By how much?
  • Stock
    frac Enterprise sold 7/12 of their products to foreign markets and 2/5 of the remainder sold at home. How many % of the products is still in stock?
  • Savings
    savings Eva borrowed 1/3 of her savings to her brother, 1/2 of savings spent in the store and 7 euros left. How much did she save?

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