subtracting Fractions Problems

Number of problems found: 95

  • How many
    zlomky How many integers are greater than 547/3 and less than 931/4?
  • 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?
  • Coloured teacups
    venn The teacups in Tea Stop 55 are `2/5` green and `3/10` yellow. What fraction of the teacups are neither green nor yellow?
  • Algebra problem
    plusminus This is algebra. Let n represent an unknown number. 1. Eight more than the number n 2. Three times the number n 3. The product of the number n and eight 4. Three less than the number n 5. Three decreased by the number n
  • Mr. Peter
    garden_el Mr. Peter mowed 2/7 of his lawn. His son mowed 1/4 of it. Who mowed the most? How much of the lawn still need to be mowed?
  • 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?
  • Regrouping
    mixed Subtract mixed number with regrouping: 11 17/20- 6 19/20
  • A laundry
    prasok Mr. Green washed 1/4 of his laundry. His son washed 3/7 of it. Who washed most of the laundry? How much of the laundry still needs to be washed?
  • Forty
    skola Forty five of the 80 students were girls. What is the ratio of girls to boys?
  • Rita has
    meter Rita has 3/4 m of ifugao cloth. She used 2/3 m for placement. What part of ifugao cloth was left?
  • The recipe
    milk The recipe they are following requires 7/8 cups of milk, Tom already put 3/8 cups of milk. How much milk should Lea add to follow the recipe?
  • Candies
    cukriky There are 150 candies in the bowl. Ivan took 7 thirtieths, Charles 6 fifteenths, and Thomas 3 tenths. How many sweets are left in the bowl?
  • 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?
  • Leo hiked
    tourist Leo hiked 6/7 of a kilometer. Jericho hiked 2/3 kilometer. Who covered a longer distance? How much longer?
  • Curtain
    textiles Mrs. Lazo bought 9 1/8 m curtain cloth. She used 3 5/6 m to make a curtain for their bedroom. How many meters of cloth were not used?
  • Bitoo and Reena
    apples 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?
  • Garden
    garden The garden has a rectangular shape with lengths of 25 and 40 meters. It has been expanded so that each of its size increased by one fifth. How many square meters increased its acreage?
  • The boy
    time The boy scouts spent 10/12 hour doing their daily exercises. They only used 1/4 hour in hiking. How much time did they use for other body exercises?
  • Pediatrician
    doctor Pediatrician this month of 20 working days takes 8 days holidays. What is the probability that on Monday it will be at work?

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