Name:    Lesson 9: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

1.

Calculate.
3/8 + 1/4
 a. 5/8 b. 6/8 c. 4/12 d. 2/3

2.

Calculate.
8/9 + 2/3
 a. 11/12 b. 15/6 c. 43/27 d. 14/9

3.

Calculate.
5/6 - 2/3
 a. 1/6 b. 1/4 c. 2/5 d. 1/5

4.

Calculate.
9/12 - 3/10
 a. 45/60 b. 18/60 c. 9/20 d. 11/20

5.

Which of these expressions will give an answer that is greater than 1?
 a. 2/4 + 3/7 c. 3/4 + 1/9 b. 3/5 + 4/7 d. 2/3 + 1/6

6.

Which of these expressions will give an answer that is greater than 1/2?
 a. 7/12 - 1/3 c. 5/7 - 1/3 b. 3/4 - 1/3 d. 5/7 - 1/5

7.

A road trip will take 3 days.  You have travelled for 2/3 of a day so far. How many days are left?
 a. 7/3 b. 2 c. 5/2 d. 4/3

8.

Simone drank 4/5 of a bottle of juice. Leon drank 2/3 of a bottle of juice. How much more did Simone drink than Leon?
 a. 1/3 b. 1/8 c. 3/5 d. 2/15

9.

Jody finished 3/5 of her homework. Sandra finished 5/6 of her homework. How much more of her homework did Sandra finish than Jody?
 a. 7/30 b. 5/12 c. 1/2 d. 2/5

10.

James studies for 3/4 of an hour for his Math test. The next night he studies for 1/5 of an hour. What fraction of time did James spend studying?
 a. 2/3 b. 4/9 c. 19/20 d. 8/9