Exercise 1

Using the previously shown method, write just the LCD for the following sets of
fractions (Do Not Solve)
1)
2)
3)
1 1
2 2
5 1
,
,
,
2 3
5 3
8 2
4)

7)

10)

13)

1 1
,
4 3

3 1
,
4 2

13 4
,
15 5

3 1 1
, ,
8 6 3

5)

8)

11)

14)

1 2
,
7 5

7 3
,
8 5

1 2 5
, ,
2 3 6

1 1 1
, ,
7 2 3

6)

9)

12)

15)

4 1
,
9 3

3 2
,
10 3

3 5 7
, ,
4 8 16

3 1 1
, ,
8 5 3

Exercise 2
Find the number that belongs in the space by building or reducing equivalent
fractions.
1)
2)
3)
2
5
1
=
=
=
3
15
6
12
2 10

4)

7)

10)

13)

3
=
4 12

3
=
6 2

12
=
24 2

2
=
7 35

5)

8)

11)

14)

2
=
5 20

6
=
8 4

5
=
30 6

7
=
42 6

6)

9)

12)

15)

5
=
7 21

8
=
10 5

7
=
14 2

10
=
15 3

16)

19)

1
=
8 24

21
=
42 2

17)

20)

1
=
3 24

17
=
51 3

18)

21)

20
=
22 11

10
=
30 3

Exercise 3
Simplify the following fractions. Reduce if possible.
1)
=
2)
=
3)
=
6
5
7
5
4
3

4)

7)

10
6

15
3

=

5)

=

8)

4
2

=

20
12

6)

=

9)

6
4

=

19
4

=

10)

13)

16)

19)

23
5

37
9

=

11)

=

14)

106
4

162
10

18
3

=

17)

=

20)

=

=

15)

=

18)

=

21)

28
8

17
2

12)

38
5

17
5

47
9

=

=

140
20

52
3

=

=

Exercise 4
Add or subtract the following fractions. Simplify and reduce when possible.
1)
2)
3)
2 3
9
1
1 3
+ =
+
=
+ =
7 7
14 14
6 6

4)

3 1
+ =
5 4

5)

2 1
+ =
3 2

6)

4 1
+ =
5 2

7)

2 3
+ =
4 6

10)

13)

16)

19)

22)

25)

3 1
− =
4 2

5 1
− =
12 4

1 1
− =
2 3

8 1
+ =
20 5

6 1
+ =
12 2

3 1
− =
7 6

Exercise 5

8)

5 3
+ =
6 8

11)

14)

17)

20)

23)

26)

3 1
− =
5 3

9 1
− =
11 2

5 1
− =
6 4

14 1
− =
15 6

8 2
− =
9 3

4 6

=
5 10

9)

7 2
+ =
9 3

12)

15)

18)

21)

24)

27)

7 2
− =
8 3

11 5
− =
12 6

9 1
− =
10 3

4 3
− =
7 8

12 5
+ =
16 8

2 2
+ =
13 3

Add or subtract the following mixed numbers. Simplify and reduce when possible.
1)
=
2)
=
3)
=
2 3
4
1
5 11
1 +
8 +8
16 +
3 7
5
10
8 12

4)

7)

4
2
11
3 +6 +5
5
3 15

1
1
5 −2
6 3

10)

13)

16)

2 1
2 −
3 4

=

5)

1

=

8)

=

11)

5
1
16 − 2
6 3

=

=

11 2

12 3

=

6)

1
1
14 − 2
2 8

=

1
2
12 − 8
7
3

14)
14 − 2

17)
6− 4

1
9

7
8

=

=

=

9)

1
4 −1
8

=

2 1
7 +1
5 5

12)

4
6
4 −3
7
7

15)

146+ 8

18)

=

3
11 − 5
5

1
5

=

=

=

19)

2
+7
3

=

20)

4 2
2 +1
8 3

=

21)

100 − 4

Exercise 6
Solve the following add/subtract fraction word problems
1. Find the total width of 3 boards that

inches wide,

1
wide, and

3
4

inch

7
8

inches wide.

1

1
2

2. A 7.15H tire is

inches wide and a 7.15C tire is

6

5
8

inches

4

3
4

wide. What is the difference in their widths?

3. A patient is given

teaspoons of medicine in the morning and

1

1
2

teaspoons at night. How many teaspoons total does the

2

1
4

patient receive daily?

3
8

=

4.

feet are cut off a board that is

3

1
3

feet long. How long is

12

1
4

the remaining part of the board?

5.

of the corn in the U.S. is grown in Iowa.

3
8

of it is grown in

1
4

Nebraska. How much of the corn supply is grown in the two
states?

6. A runner jogs

miles east,

7

1
5

miles south, and

5

1
4

miles west.

8

2
3

How far has she jogged?

7. If

3

1
2

ounce of cough syrup is used from a

ounce bottle, how

9

1
4

much is left?

8. I set a goal to drink 64 ounces of water a day. If I drink

10
ounces in the morning,

15

1
2

ounces at noon, and

1
3

ounces at

20

5
6

dinner, how many more ounces of water do I have to drink to
reach my goal for the day?

9. Three sides of parking lot are measured to the following lengths:
feet,
feet, and
feet. If the distance around the

108

1
4

162

lot is

3
8

143

1
2

feet, find the fourth side.

518

15
16

10. Gabriel wants to make five banners for the parade. He has 75
feet of material. The size of four of the banners are:
ft.,

12
ft.,

16

1
6

ft., and

11

3
4

fifth banner?

14

1
2

1
3

ft. How much material is left for the

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

Exercise 5

Exercise 6

1) 6

1) 5

1)

1)

1)

1)

1
5

1
2) 15

2) 10

2)

2)

1
4

1
3) 8

3) 10

4) 9

5) 35

5) 8

1
3

2
3

6) 9

6) 15

6)

7) 4

7) 1

1
2

7) 5

7)

1

8) 3

8)

1
9) 30

9) 4

2
3

6)

3

9)

10) 15

10) 1

3
4

10)

10)

11) 1

11) 6

12) 1

12)

13) 24

13) 10

13)

13)

41
14) 42

14) 1

14)

14)

31

2

12

21

7

14 1

2

14)

7

22

feet

13
16

10)

5

6

1
3

104

13)

1

9

3
5

310

24

ounces

9)

12)

5

5

3
4

17

11)

12)

32

5

3
8

25

15

ounces

8)

8

4

11)

4
12) 16

5
6

10)

1

5

7
60

7)

12

4
9

miles

21

9)

1

43
11) 6

5
24

9)

4

1
8

8)

1

11
12

5
8

7)

8)

feet

8

1
4

2
8) 40

3
4

5)

1

3
10

teaspoons

3

1
5

6)

1

7
8

4)

16

1
6

6)

1

13
24

5)

1

inches

1

4)

5)

1
8

3)

17

17
20

5) 2

2
21

3)

4)

4
2)

2

2
3

4)

9
10

2)

3)

1

16

5
7

3)

2
4) 12

5
7

inches

118

9

ft.

20 1

4