Worksheet
Instructions: Solve the following word problems. Show your work.
Part 1: Addition and Subtraction

Jane ate 3/4 of a pizza and her brother ate 2/3 of the same pizza. What fraction of the pizza was left?

A recipe calls for 2/3 cup of sugar and 1/4 cup of flour. How much more sugar is needed than flour?

There are 5/8 of a pizza left in the box. If 2/8 of the pizza is eaten, what fraction of the pizza is left now?

John has 2/3 of a chocolate cake and his sister has 1/4 of the same cake. What fraction of the cake do they have altogether?

A rectangle has a length of 7/8 and a width of 3/4. What is the total area of the rectangle?

A school has 1/2 of its students in the morning session and 1/4 of its students in the afternoon session. What fraction of the students are not in either session?

A pizza was cut into 8 equal slices. If 3 slices were eaten, what fraction of the pizza is left?

A recipe calls for 1/3 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of flour. How much more flour is needed than milk?

There are 3/4 of a pizza left in the box. If 1/4 of the pizza is eaten, what fraction of the pizza is left now?

Tom has 3/5 of a chocolate cake and his sister has 1/3 of the same cake. What fraction of the cake do they have altogether?
Part 2: Multiplication and Division

A pizza has 8 equal slices. If 3/4 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices were eaten?

A recipe calls for 1/2 cup of sugar and is to be doubled. How much sugar is needed for the doubled recipe?

A pizza was cut into 10 equal slices. If 4/5 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices were eaten?

John has 3/4 of a chocolate cake and he wants to share it equally with his 4 friends. What fraction of the cake will each person get?

A rectangle has a length of 3/4 and a width of 2/3. What is the total area of the rectangle?

A school has 240 students. If 3/5 of the students are in the morning session, how many students are in the morning session?

A pizza was cut into 6 equal slices. If 1/3 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left?

A recipe calls for 1/4 cup of milk and is to be tripled. How much milk is needed for the tripled recipe?

John has 3/5 of a chocolate cake and he wants to share it equally with his 2 friends. What fraction of the cake will each person get?

A rectangle has an area of 2/3 square meters. If the length of the rectangle is 3/4 meters, what is the width of the rectangle?
Part 3: Mixed Operations

A pizza has 12 equal slices. If 2/3 of the pizza is eaten and then 1/4 of the remaining pizza is eaten, what fraction of the pizza is left?

John has 3/4 of a chocolate cake and he wants to share it equally with his 5 friends. If each person can only have a whole number of slices, how many slices will each person get?

A recipe calls for 1/2 cup of sugar and 1/4 cup of flour. If the recipe is tripled, how much sugar and flour will be needed?

There are 5/8 of a pizza left in the box. If 1/3 of the pizza is eaten and then 1/4 of the remaining pizza is eaten, what fraction of the pizza is left?

A rectangle has a length of 5/6 and a width of 2/3. What is the perimeter of the rectangle?

A school has 480 students. If 3/5 of the students are in the morning session and 1/4 of the students are in the afternoon session, how many students are not in either session?

A pizza was cut into 8 equal slices. If 3/4 of the pizza is eaten and then the remaining pizza is divided equally between 2 people, what fraction of the pizza does each person get?

A recipe calls for 1/3 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of flour. If the recipe is doubled, how much milk and flour will be needed?

John has 3/5 of a chocolate cake and he wants to share it equally with his 3 friends. If each person can only have a whole number of slices, how many slices will each person get?

A rectangle has a length of 4/5 and a width of 2/3. What is the area of the rectangle if it is divided into 6 equal parts?