# subtracting Fractions Problems

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- Gingerbread house

Janka and Marienka calculated that there are 210 gingerbreads on the gingerbread house. Janko ate one-seventh of all gingerbreads, and Marienka ate a third less than Janko. How many gingerbreads remained in the gingerbread house? - Pizza

Three siblings ordered one pizza. Miška ate a quarter of the whole pizza. Lenka ate a third of the rest and Patrik ate half of what Lenka had left. They had the rest packed up. How much of the pizza did they pack? Write the result as a fraction. - Sadie

Sadie practiced her spelling words for 3/4 of an hour, and Max practiced his spelling words for 5/12 of an hour. In the simplest form, how much longer did Sadie practice than Max? - Mr. Peter

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? - Farmer Peter

Farmer Peter paints 12 chicken coop. He started painting this day morning. Now he only has 1/4 of the chicken coop left to paint this afternoon. How many chicken coops did farmer Peter paint this morning? - Plums

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? - 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? - Curtain

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? - Two ribbons

The total length of the two ribbons is 13 meters. If one ribbon is 7 and 5/8 meters long, what is the length of the other ribbon? - Empty and full

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? - Bitoo and Reena

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? - Bus vs train

Milada took the bus and the journey took 55 minutes. Jarmila was 1h 20 min by train. They arrived in Prague at the same time 10h45 min. At what time did each have to go out? - Colored blocks

Tucker and his classmates placed colored blocks on a scale during a science lab. The brown block weighed 8.94 pounds, and the red block weighed 1.87 pounds. How much more did the brown block weigh than the red block? - Mountain

Mountain has the elevation 7450 meters and in the morning is the middle portion thereof in the clouds. How many meters of height is in the sky if bellow the clouds is 2,000 meters and above clouds are two fifths of elevation of the mountain? - Half of halves

Half of the square we cut off, then half of the rest, etc. Five cuts we made in this way. What part of the content of the original square is the content of the cut part? - Wood 11

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? - Ali bought

Ali bought 5/6 litre of milk. He drank 1/2 litre and his brother drank 1/6 litre. How much litre of milk left? - Square metal sheet

Four squares of 300 mm side were cut out from a square sheet metal plate with a side of 0,7 m. Express the fraction and the percentage of waste from the square metal sheet. - Stock

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? - Cupcakes

In a bowl was some cupcakes. Janka ate one third and Danka ate one quarter of cupcakes. a) How many of cookies ate together? b) How many cookies remain in a bowl? Write the results as a decimal number and in notepad also as a fraction.

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