Add and subtract fractions: word problems 1

Practice solving word problems by adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators. Gaby ate 2 slices of pie and Daniel ate 2. If there were 10 slices of pie all together, what fraction did they eat?


Kevin ate 2 slices of cake. Ben ate 1 slice.
If Kevin ate start fraction, 2, divided by, 6, end fraction of the cake and all the slices are the same size, what fraction of the cake was eaten in total?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • 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
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i