Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions.
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Act 1: Look at the following images of two people's running paths -
Runner A went around the first path twice, and Runner B went around the second path once. Which person ran farther?
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Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.Act 2: Use the following information to solve.
Act 3: Reveal the answer.
Runner B ran $$2\frac{7}{10}$$ more miles than Runner A.
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Solve. Show or explain your work.
Mrs. Cashmore bought a large melon. She cut a piece that weighed $${1{1\over8}}$$ pounds and gave it to her neighbor. The remaining piece of melon weighed $${2{5\over8}}$$ pounds. How much did the whole melon weigh?
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Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.Solve. Show or explain your work.
Mrs. Taylor’s class is measuring wingspans of butterflies, in inches. They record their results in this table.
Butterfly | Wingspan (in.) |
Monarch | $${3{2\over4}}$$ |
Zebra | $${2{{{3\over4}}}}$$ |
Checkered white | $${1{2\over4}}$$ |
Tiger | ? |
The wingspan of the tiger butterfly is $${{3\over4}}$$ inch longer than that of the monarch butterfly.
What is the difference, in inches, between the longest and shortest wingspans?
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