# ISEE Middle Level Quantitative : How to subtract fractions

## Example Questions

### Example Question #41 : How To Subtract 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?

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #42 : How To Subtract 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?

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #43 : How To Subtract Fractions

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

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #1 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Nf.B.3d

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

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #44 : 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?

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #45 : How To Subtract 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?

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #46 : How To Subtract 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?

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #47 : How To Subtract 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?

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #48 : How To Subtract 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?

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #49 : How To Subtract 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?