Fraction Word Problem Worksheets

Featured here is a vast collection of fraction word problems, which require learners to simplify fractions, add like and unlike fractions; subtract like and unlike fractions; multiply and divide fractions. The fraction word problems include proper fraction, improper fraction, and mixed numbers. Solve each word problem and scroll down each worksheet to verify your solutions using the answer key provided.

Simplifying Fractions: Type 1

Represent and simplify the Fractions: Type 1

Presented here are the fraction worksheets based on real-life scenarios. Read the basic fraction word problems, write the correct fraction and reduce your answer to the simplest form.

SimplifyIing Fractions: Type 2

Represent and simplify the Fractions: Type 2

Before representing in fraction, children should perform addition or subtraction to solve these fraction word problems. Write your answer in the simplest form.

Addition: Like Fractions

Addition word problems: Like Fractions

Our printable math worksheets can be used by teachers to review the concept of adding fractions in classrooms. All the fraction word problems are based on addition of like fractions. Answer sheet is also included.

Addition: Unlike Fractions

Addition word problems: Unlike Fractions

These worksheets have word problems with unlike fractions. Fraction word problems enable the students to understand the use of fraction in real-life situation. Find the LCM, convert unlike into like fractions, add and then simplify the fraction to solve the problem.

Subtraction: Like Fractions

Subtraction word problems: Like Fractions

Test your subtraction skills on fractions! Colorful illustrations with real-life word problems can be downloaded from here. Subtract the like fractions in the word problems to arrive at the answer.

Subtraction: Unlike Fractions

Subtraction word problems: Unlike Fractions

Ready-to-print fraction worksheets can be used to teach and practice the concept of fractions. Solve the word problems by subtracting the unlike fractions. Proper fractions, improper fractions and mixed numbers are given in the problems.

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Fractions word problems

Printable worksheets based on multiplication of fractions can be printed from this section. Word problems are based on multiplication of two fractions or a fraction and a whole number. Multiply the fractions and check the answer with the answer key.

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Fractions word problems

All the word problems compiled in this topic can be solved by dividing the pairs of fraction numbers. Print these worksheets to practice fraction word problems. There are five word problems in each worksheet.

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