Length + subtraction - practice problems
Number of problems found: 92
- On day
On day one of the trip they drove 1/4 of the total distance. On day two they drove 1/2 of the total distance. What fraction of the total distance is left to travel?
- Half of 2
Half of Ethan’s string is equal to 2/3 of Kayla’s string. The total length of their strings is 10 feet. How much longer is Ethan’s string than Kayla’s?
- The frame
Rodney has a board that is 5/6 yards long. He cuts 1/5 yard off the board and uses the rest of the board to make a frame. How much of the board is used to make the frame?
- Football team 2
Jordan's football team gained 12 yards on their first play. On the second play, the team lost 8 yards. Which expression could be used to describe the total yards gained by Jordan's team?
- The Tunnel
The Tunnel of Fear ride climbs straight up to its peak 50 meters above the ground. Then, it drops 65 meters into an underground tunnel. What is the elevation of the tunnel relative to the ground?
- Cutting board
Four pieces measure 29.5 cm. 19.62 cm, 32.49 cm, and 24.74 cm are cut from a board that is 200 cm long. Allowing 1 cm for total waste in cutting, what is the length of the remaining piece?
- Water overflow
A rectangular container that has a length of 30 cm, a width of 20 cm, and a height of 24 cm is filled with water to a depth of 15 cm. When an additional 6.5 liters of water are poured into the container, some water overflows. How many liters of water over
- Thomas 2
Thomas is 56 3/4 inches tall. Jillian is 1 3/8 inches shorter than Thomas and Jane is 1 1/5 inches shorter than Jillian. How tall is Jane? Label the names on the tape diagram to represent this problem. Jane Jillian Thomas Excellent!
- Visit to grandmother
Robert's family traveled 5/8 of the distance to his grandmother’s house on Saturday. They traveled 1/3 of the remaining distance on Sunday. What fraction of the total distance to his grandmother’s house was traveled on Sunday?
- Visit to grandfather
Shane's family traveled 3/10 of the distance to his grandfather’s house on Saturday. They traveled 4/7 of the remaining distance on Sunday. What fraction of the total distance to his grandfather’s house was traveled on Sunday?
Evan, Samuel, and Alex are doing a biking relay on the Key Biscayne Bridge. Altogether, they bike a total 7 miles. If Evan bikes 2 1/3 of a mile and Samuel bikes 2 1/4 of a mile, what distance does Alex bike?
- Walk for exercise
Anya, Jose, Cali, and Stephan walk for exercise. Anya's route is 2 1/4 kilometers long. Jose's route is 1 1/2 fewer km. Cali's route is 1 1/2 times as long as Jose's route, and 2 fewer km than Stephan's route. What distance (S) is Stephan's route?
Stella's family traveled 5/8 of the distance to her grandmother’s house on Saturday. They traveled 2/3 of the remaining distance on Sunday. What fraction of the total distance to her grandmother’s house was traveled on Sunday?
From the aircraft flying at an altitude of 500m, they observed places A and B (located at the same altitude) in the direction of flight at depth angles alpha = 48° and beta = 35°. What is the distance between places A and B?
- A football
A football team loses 5 yards on one play then loses 7 yards on the next play. Write an addition expression that represents the change in position. Then find the sum of the values.
Timothy is 56 4/5 inches tall. Theresa is 1 1/6 inches shorter than Timothy and Jane is 1 1/3 inches shorter than Theresa. How tall is Jane?
- Fw and back
On a Sunday morning, Gabriel jogged 10 blocks from his house and then he decided to go back 4 blocks, by the same road. How many blocks away is he from his house?
- The diameter 2
The diameter of the Earth is 12,756 kilometers. If Mercury's diameter is about 7,876.6 kilometers shorter than that of the Earth, what is the diameter of Mercury?
Monika dove 9 meters below the ocean's surface. She then dove 13 meters deeper. Then she rose 19 and one-fourth meters. What was her position concerning the water's surface (the water surface = 0, minus values = above water level, plus = above water level
- Metal rod
You have a metal rod that’s 51/64 inches long. The rod needs to be trimmed. You cut 1/64 inches from one end and 1/32 inches from the other end. Next, you cut the rod into 6 equal pieces. What will be the final length of each piece?
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