Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Decompose Fractions
Word Problems
100

Convert 3 4/4 into a mixed number.

4

100

Show 3/8 as a sum of unit fractions.

3/8 = 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8

100

2/5 - 1/5 = ?

1/5

100

1 1/4 + 3 = ?

1/4

100

Jeannie ate 1/4 of an apple. Kelly ate 2/4 of an apple. How much did they eat combined?

3/4

200

What is 7/as a mixed number?

1/6

200

show 6/7 as a sum of unit fractions.

6/7 = 1/7+1/7+1/7+1/7+1/7+1/7

200

12/16 - 8/16 = ?

4/16

200

9 3/10 - 4 5/10 = ?

8/10

200

Lee reads for 3/4 of an hour in the morning and 2/4 of an hour in the afternoon. How much longer does Lee read in the morning than in the afternoon?

1/4 hour

300

Convert 13/into a mixed number.

1/3

300

Show two DIFFERENT ways to write 4/5 as a sum.

300

17/25 - 9/25 = ?

8/25

300

Show the sum of 3 3/8 + 2 1/8 in simplest form.

1/2

300

John runs for 1 3/miles on Monday, 4 2/7 miles on Tuesday, and 3 4/miles on Wednesday. How many miles did he run on all three days?

2/miles

400

Rewrite 7 6/as an improper fraction.

62/8

400

Decompose 9/13 as a sum of fractions with the same denominator.

400

22/33 + 13/33 =

35/33 or 1 2/33

400

3 3/5 + 10 4/= ?

14 2/5

400

John made 25 pounds of roasted almonds for the fair. He has 3 1/2 pounds left after the fair. How many pounds did he sell at the fair?

21 1/2 pounds

500
Rewrite 44/as a mixed number in simplest form.

1/2

500

Show the unit fraction 1/8 as a sum totaling 5/8.

1/8+1/8+1/8+1/8+1/8 = 5/8

500

13/19 + 3/19 + 3/19 = ?

19/19 or 1

500

33 - 26 5/9 = ?

4/9

500

Jane read for 2 hours one day. She read for 1 1/4 hours the next day. How many minutes more did she read on the first day.

45 minutes