ISEE Middle Level Quantitative : How to subtract fractions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ISEE Middle Level Quantitative

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Example Questions

Example Question #1211 : Common Core Math: Grade 4

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #1212 : Common Core Math: Grade 4

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #1213 : Common Core Math: Grade 4

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #1214 : Common Core Math: Grade 4

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #291 : Build Fractions From Unit Fractions

A baker used  of a pound of sprinkles and  of a pound of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use, in pounds?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #292 : Build Fractions From Unit Fractions

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #293 : Build Fractions From Unit Fractions

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #294 : Build Fractions From Unit Fractions

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #295 : Build Fractions From Unit Fractions

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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Example Question #296 : Build Fractions From Unit Fractions

A baker used  of a package of sprinkles and  of a package of icing when decorating a cake. How much more icing than sprinkles did the baker use?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase, "how much more" tells as that we want to find the difference, so we subtract. 

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