Practice solving fraction addition and subtraction word problems. The fractions in these problems have unlike denominators.

Problem

Amir is sorting his stamp collection. He made a chart of the fraction of stamps from each country in his collection.
start fraction, 7, divided by, 12, end fraction of Amir's stamps are from either Morocco or Spain.
CountryFraction of stamps
Francestart fraction, 1, divided by, 3, end fraction
Spainquestion mark
Moroccostart fraction, 1, divided by, 6, end fraction
Sloveniastart fraction, 1, divided by, 12, end fraction
What fraction of Amir's stamps are from Spain?
  • Your answer should be
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
of Amir's stamps