Name:    Lesson 7: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Number Lines

1.

Use number lines to add or subtract for Questions 1 - 4.

1/5 + 1/2
 a. 2/10 b. 2/7 c. 7/10 d. 7/7

2.

5/8 + 1/4
 a. 7/8 b. 6/12 c. 1/2 d. 6/8

3.

7/6 - 1/4
 a. 11/12 b. 6/4 c. 6/24 d. 5/2

4.

7/8 - 1/2
 a. 6/6 b. 6/10 c. 6/15 d. 3/8

5.

Jody made brownies and ate 1/4 of them.  James ate another 3/7 of the brownies.
What fraction of the brownies were eaten?
 a. 4/11 b. 19/28 c. 5/28 d. 3/5

6.

What fraction of the brownies are left?
 a. 9/28 b. 1/4 c. 2/5 d. 1/2

7.

Ronnie practiced piano for 25 minutes on Sunday and for 1/4 of an hour on Monday. What fraction of an hour did he practice piano for in total?
 a. 1/3 of an hour b. 2/3 of an hour c. 1/2 of an hour d. 3/4 of an hour

8.

One hour before the game started 1/8 of the stadium was filled. In the next 30 minutes another 1/4 of the stadium was filled.  What fraction of the stadium was filled 30 minutes before the game started?
 a. 3/8 b. 1/2 c. 2/3 d. 1/5

9.

Kim started out with 3/5 of a box of crackers.  She ate 1/3 more.  What fraction of the box remains?
 a. 14/15 b. 1/15 c. 1/5 d. 2/3

10.

During one year, a music store sold 6/8 of the total number of CDs it had in stock, 2/6 of the CDs were then returned. What fraction of the total number of CDs did the store make a profit from?
 a. 5/12 b. 6/8 c. 2/6 d. 18/24