GED Practice

GED Math Review: Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers


Questions:


A. Add or subtract as directed.

  1. 3/4 - 1/3
    • 1/12
    • 1/6
    • 2
    • 5/12
  2. 1/2 + 3/10 + 1/5
    • 1/10
    • 1
    • 9/10
    • 5/17

      B. Decide whether to add or subtract. Then solve.
  3. Chris estimates that he spends 1/4 of his income on rent and 1/6 on transportation. What fraction on his income does he spend on these two items?
    • 1/5
    • 1/24
    • 9/24
    • 5/12
  4. Shedon is making a vest for her daughter. The pattern calls for 3/8 yard of ribbon. If she has 3/4 yard of ribbon, how much will be left over?
    • 1/8 yard
    • 3/4 yard
    • 3/8 yard
    • 1/8 yard

      C. Add or subtract as directed. Write answers in simplest fractional form.


  5. D. Choose the correct answer.
Answers:

  1. 5/12
  2. 1
  3. 5/12
  4. 3/8 yard
  5. C
  6. A
  7. less than
  8. more than


Reference:




Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn