Word Problems - Fractions (addition) (different denominator, with mixed numbers)

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12 practice problems and an answer key.


Description: This packet helps students practice solving word problems that require addition with mixed numbers. Each page contains 6 problems. Each page also has a speed and accuracy guide, to help students see how fast and how accurately they should be doing these problems. After doing all 12 problems, students should be more comfortable doing these problems and have a clear understanding of how to solve them. 

Sample Problem(s)


Ishmael’s dog Spike was 1$\dfrac{5}{6}$ years old when he got him. How old is Spike 3$\dfrac{1}{2}$ years later?

Ally’s smoothie recipe requires 1$\dfrac{1}{3}$ cups of orange juice and 1$\dfrac{2}{5}$ cups of milk. How much liquid is this altogether? 


Practice problems require knowledge of how to add, subtract, and multiply whole numbers.

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