Add fractions with unlike units - Practice

Draw a rectangular fraction model to find the sum. Simplify your answer, if possible.

 1)  1 2 + 1 3 =
 b.  1 3 + 1 5 =
 c.  1 4 + 1 3 =
 d.  1 3 + 1 7 =
 e.  3 4 + 1 5 =
 f.  2 3 + 2 7 =

Solve the following problems. Draw a picture and write the number sentence that proves the answer. Simplify your answer, if possible.

Jamal used 1/3 yard of ribbon to tie a package and 1/6 yard of ribbion to tie a bow. How many yards of ribbon did Jamal use?

Over the weekend, Nolan drank 1/6 quart of orange juice, and Andrea drank 3/4 quart of orange juice. How many quarts did they drink together?

Nadia spent 1/4 of her money on a shirt and 2/5 of her money on new shoes. What fraction of Nadia’s money has been spent? What fraction of her money is left?

The original format of this worksheet was published on mashupmath This worksheet was adapted by Rishab Pradeep, a Paths to Literacy volunteer contributor.