Common Core: 4th Grade Math : Subtracting Fractions In Word Problems

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Common Core: 4th Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Subtracting Fractions In Word Problems

This year, Samantha grew  of an inch, and her brother, David, grew  of an inch. How much more did David grow than Samantha?

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

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Example Question #8 : How To Subtract Fractions

This year, Cassie grew  of an inch, and her brother, Charlie, grew  of an inch. How much more did Charlie grow than Cassie?

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

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Example Question #1 : Subtracting Fractions In Word Problems

This year, Emily grew  of an inch, and her brother, Dan, grew  of an inch. How much more did Dan grow than Emily?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

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Example Question #10 : How To Subtract Fractions

This year, Sally grew  of an inch, and her brother, Drew, grew  of an inch. How much more did Drew grow than Sally?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

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Example Question #1 : Subtracting Fractions In Word Problems

This year, Molly grew  of an inch, and her brother, Andrew, grew  of an inch. How much more did Andrew grow than Molly?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

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Example Question #2 : Subtracting Fractions In Word Problems

This year, Hannah grew  of an inch, and her brother, Joe, grew  of an inch. How much more did Joe grow than Hannah?

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 


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Example Question #761 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Quantitative Reasoning

This year, Alison grew  of an inch, and her brother, Matthew, grew  of an inch. How much more did Matthew grow than Alison?

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

 

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Example Question #571 : Number & Operations: €”Fractions

This year, Tiffany grew  of an inch, and her brother, Stuart, grew  of an inch. How much more did Stuart grow than Tiffany?

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

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Example Question #5 : Subtracting Fractions In Word Problems

This year, Shelly grew  of an inch, and her brother, Drew, grew  of an inch. How much more did Drew grow than Sally?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

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Example Question #6 : Subtracting Fractions In Word Problems

This year, Sally grew  of an inch, and her brother, Drew, grew  of an inch. How much more did Drew grow than Sally?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference in how much they've grown. 

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