# subtracting Fractions Problems

#### Number of problems found: 91

• Add sub fractions
What is 4 1/2+2/7-213/14?
• Length subtracting
Express in mm: 5 3/10 cm - 2/5 mm
• Pizza fractions
Ann ate a third of a pizza and then another quater. Total part of pizza eaten by Ann and how much pizza is left?
• School
There are 150 pupils in grade 5 . 2/3 of them are female. By what fractions are the males?
• Fractions mul add sum
To three-eighths of one third, we add five quarters of one half and multiply the sum by four. How much will we get?
• Difference mixed fractions
What is the difference between 4 2/3 and 3 1/6?
• Cake fractions
Thomas ate 1/3 of cake, Bohouš of the rest of the cake ate 2/5. What fraction of cake left over for others?
• Pounds
3 pounds subtract 1/3 of a pound.
• Employees
Of all 360 employees, there are 11/12 women. How many men work in a company?
• Package
The package was 23 meters of textile. The first day sold 12.3 meters. How many meters of textile remained in the package?
• Forty
Forty five of the 80 students were girls. What is the ratio of girls to boys?
• Find the 24
Find the difference between 2/7 and 1/21
• Coloured teacups
The teacups in Tea Stop 55 are `2/5` green and `3/10` yellow. What fraction of the teacups are neither green nor yellow?
• Akpan
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?
• Pupils 7
There are 40 pupils in a certain class. 3/5 of the class are boys. How many are girls?
• Michael
Michael had a bar if chocolate. He ate 1/2 of it and gave away 1/3. What fraction had he left?
• A jewelry
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?
• Regrouping
Subtract mixed number with regrouping: 11 17/20- 6 19/20
• A 14.5-gallon
A 14.5-gallon gasoline tank is 3/4 full. How many gallons will it take to fill the tank? Write your answer as a mixed number.
• Two pizzas
Jacobs mom bought two whole pizzas. He ate 2/10 of the pizza and his dad ate 1 1/5. How much is left.

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