Topic: Number and Operations  >>  Solve problems involving subtraction of fractions with like denominators.

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A farmer had 85 acres of land. He sprayed pesticides on 15 acres of the land. What portion of the land is left for spraying the pesticides?
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A newspaper manufacturing company bought 92 tons of white paper. They used 42 tons of paper for printing newspapers in a week. How much of the white paper was left?
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A storekeeper sold 34 kg of vegetables to two people. If the first person bought 14 kg, then how much did the second person buy?
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An idol is prepared with a mixture of clay, sand, and water. The weight of the idol is 65 lb and the weight of clay and water used in it is 25 lb. Find the weight of sand in the idol. (Hint: Assume that no water is evaporated.)View Details
Ashley bought 67 pounds of potatoes of which 17 pounds were spoilt. Find the fraction of potatoes that were not spoilt.View Details
Christina gives birth to twins. The weight of one baby is 113 lb and that of the second baby is 73 lb. What is the difference between their weights?View Details
Hanna bought 59 cup of milk for making an ice cream. She used only 19 cup of milk. How much milk was left?View Details
John has 78 acre of land. He planted roses in 18 of the land. How much of the land is not planted with roses?
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John has two dogs Snoopy and Gipsy. Snoopy weighs 94 lb and Gipsy weighs 24 lb. Find the difference between their weights.
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Judy purchased 25 pounds of oranges and 15 pounds of grapes. How many pounds of fruit did she purchase?
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Justin and Brian receive the same salary. Justin spends 25 of his salary and Brian spends 15 of his salary. What fraction of his salary does Justin spend more than Brian?View Details
Kathy rode her bicycle 512 of a mile and Tanya rode her bicycle 812 of a mile. How many more miles did Tanya ride than Kathy?View Details
Lauren bought a watermelon and a pineapple. The watermelon weighs 47 pounds and the pineapple weighs 17 pounds. Which of the two fruits weighs more and by how much?View Details
Lauren had 710 yards of ribbon. She used 310 yards of ribbon for her project work. How much ribbon is left with her?View Details
Lydia bought some chocolates. She ate 511 of the chocolates and her friend ate 311 of them. Find the difference between the two fractions.
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Nathan and Jeff together bought 65 gallons of milk from a store. If Nathan bought 15 gallons, then how many gallons of milk did Jeff buy?
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Sam purchased 712 gallons of paint to paint the inside of his house. He used 512 gallons of paint. How much paint was left with him?View Details
The railway department has to repair a track of length 157 miles. They repaired 27 of a mile in a week. Find the length of the track yet to be repaired.
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The weight of mortar, a mixture of sand, lime and cement, is 74 kg. If the weight of lime and sand in it is 24 kg, then find the weight of cement in the mixture.
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