If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.

If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains *.kastatic.org and *.kasandbox.org are unblocked.

Main content

Add and subtract fractions word problems


Amir is sorting his stamp collection. He made a chart of the fraction of stamps from each country in his collection.
712 of Amir's stamps are from either Morocco or Spain.
CountryFraction of stamps
What fraction of Amir's stamps are from Spain?
  • Your answer should be
  • a proper fraction, like 1/2 or 6/10
  • an improper fraction, like 10/7 or 14/8
  • a mixed number, like 1 3/4
of Amir's stamps