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Example 6: The Cocozzelli family drove their car for five and five-sixths days to reach their vacation home, and then drove for six and one-sixth days to return home. Analysis: To solve this problem, we will subtract two mixed numbers, with the fractional parts having like denominators.
Solution: Answer: The Cocozzelli family took one-half more days to drive home.
Example 7: A warehouse has 12 and nine-tenths meters of tape in one area of the building, and eight and three-fifths meters of tape in another part. Analysis: To solve this problem, we will add two mixed numbers, with the fractional parts having unlike denominators.
Solution: Answer: The warehouse has 21 and one-half meters of tape in all.
Solution: Answer: The electrician needs to cut 13 sixteenths cm of wire.
Example 9: A carpenter had a piece of wood that was 15 feet in length.Solution: Answer: Example 5: At a pizza party, Diego and his friends ate three and one-fourth cheese pizzas and two and three-fourths pepperoni pizzas. Analysis: To solve this problem, we will add two mixed numbers, with the fractional parts having like denominators.Solution: Answer: Diego and his friends ate six pizzas in all.Word problems build higher-order thinking, critical problem-solving, and reasoning skills.Click on the the core icon below specified worksheets to see connections to the Common Core Standards Initiative.As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more.Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.Solution: Answer: The carpenter needs to cut four and seven-twelfths feet of wood.Directions: Subtract the mixed numbers in each exercise below. Click once in an ANSWER BOX and type in your answer; then click ENTER.Multiple-Step Word Problems Word problems where students use reasoning and critical thinking skill to solve each problem.Math Word Problems (Mixed)Mixed word problems (stories) for skills working on subtraction,addition, fractions and more.