How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers


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Add the fractions. Simplify if necessary.

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1. Jerry is trying to figure out how much pizza remains after his party last night. He finds six whole pizzas, as well as 5/8 of another pizza. If he finds one more slice in the fridge (1/8 of a whole pizza), then how many pizzas does Jerry have?

2. Add the fractions. Simplify if necessary.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a series of math problems. The questions will present you with fractions that need simplification or addition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on these concepts:

  • Adding fractions
  • Simplifying fractions
  • Subtracting fractions
  • Mixed numbers

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of fraction and mixed numbers
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve fraction practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding fractions and mixed numbers and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as fractions and mixed numbers

Additional Learning

Complete the quiz and head over to the corresponding lesson How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers. The partner lesson will help you cover these objectives:

  • Exploring fractions
  • Understanding adding and subtracting fractions
  • Describing mixed numbers
  • Explaining the requirement of similar denominators