Date: May 14, 2023

# Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers Worksheet Test

Instructions: Solve each problem and write your answer in the space provided.

1. Add the following mixed numbers:

a) 3 1/4 + 2 3/8 = __

b) 5 2/3 + 3 1/2 = __

c) 2 3/5 + 1 2/5 = __

2. Subtract the following mixed numbers:

a) 5 1/3 – 2 3/4 = __

b) 7 1/2 – 3 3/4 = __

c) 8 2/5 – 6 3/5 = __

3. Add or subtract the following mixed numbers:

a) 4 1/2 + 2 1/4 – 1 3/8 = __

b) 7 2/5 – 3 1/8 + 4 3/4 = __

c) 6 3/4 – 2 1/3 + 1 1/2 = __

4. Add or subtract the following mixed numbers:

a) 2 2/5 + 3 1/8 + 1 3/4 = __

b) 5 1/6 – 2 2/3 – 1 1/2 = __

c) 7 3/4 + 4 2/5 – 2 1/8 = __

5. Solve the following word problems:

a) John had 3 1/2 pounds of apples. He added 1 3/4 pounds more. How many pounds of apples does he have now? __

b) Rachel had a piece of rope that was 5 3/4 feet long. She cut off 2 1/2 feet from the rope. How long is the rope now? __

c) A pizza is cut into 8 slices. If Tom ate 2 5/8 slices and Emily ate 1 3/4 slices, how many slices are left? __

6. Solve the following word problems:

a) A recipe calls for 2 1/2 cups of flour. If you only have 1 3/4 cups of flour, how much more do you need? __

b) A box of chocolates contains 3 3/4 pounds of chocolate. If 1 1/2 pounds of chocolate is eaten, how much chocolate is left? __

c) A car travels 25 3/4 miles in the morning and 32 1/2 miles in the afternoon. How far did the car travel in total? __

7. Solve the following word problems:

a) A book is 2 3/4 inches thick. If 1 1/2 inches are cut off the top of the book, how thick is the book now? __

b) A rectangle is 5 1/2 inches long and 3 3/4 inches wide. What is the perimeter of the rectangle? __

c) A fisherman catches a fish that is 2 1/2 feet long. If he catches another fish that is 1 3/4 feet long, how long are the two fish combined? __

8. Solve the following word problems:

a) A contractor needs to cut a piece of wood that is 8 1/2 feet long into two pieces. If one piece is 3 3/4 feet long, how long is the other piece? __

b) A gardener has a rectangular garden that is 10 1/2 feet long and 7 1/4 feet wide. What is the area of the garden? __

c) A recipe calls for 3 2/3 cups of sugar. If you only have 2 1/4 cups of sugar, how much more sugar do you need? __

9. Add or subtract the following mixed numbers:

a) 5 3/4 + 3 1/2 – 2 1/4 = __

b) 7 2/3 – 4 1/4 + 1 1/2 = __

c) 9 1/5 – 3 3/8 – 2 1/2 = __

10. Add or subtract the following mixed numbers:

a) 6 2/5 + 2 1/8 + 3 3/4 = __

b) 8 1/6 – 2 3/4 – 1 1/2 = __

c) 9 3/4 + 5 1/5 – 3 1/8 = __

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