# Fractions - examples - page 10

1. Typing course
Before taking a typing course, Terrence could type 39 words per minute. By the end of the course, he was able to type 68 words per minute. Find the percent increase.
2. Jam cakes
Mom baked a third of plum jam cakes, one third cheesecakes and 18 poppy. How many cakes she had bake?
3. Magic belt
The magic rectangular belt has the property that whenever its owner wants something, the length of the belt is reduced to 1/2 and the width to 1/3. After three such wishes, the belt had a content area 4 cm2. What was its original length if the original wid
4. Land cost
The land is worth 33295 CZK. 1st owner has 5/15, 2nd owner has 4/15, 3rd owner has 1/5 4th owner has 1/5. How much CZK each of them will receive?
5. Grandmother and grandfather
Grandmother baked cakes. Grandfather ate half, then quarter of the rest ate Peter and Paul ate half of rest. For parents left 6 cakes. How many cakes maked the grandmother?
Pupils doing research which a winter sport do their classmates most popular. They found that 2/5 of classmates would most like to play hockey, skate prefer 2/9 pupils, 3/10 students prefer skiing and 1/15 classmates don't like any winter sport. What pro
7. Competition
The organizers of competion wanted to spent big amount of money to pay for the competitors. One third of this amount spent on prizes and the remaining € 5,000 to diplomas. How much was committed for rewards?
8. Simple equation 2
Find X in this simple equation: X/9 = 96/108
We need two tenths kg of a carrot, one tenth of peas and three tenths of of tomatoes to make salad. Express the fraction of the weight of the vegetables to be salad. Convert the result to grams.
10. Cupcakes
In a bowl was some cupcakes. Janka ate one third and Danka ate one quarter of cupcakes. a) How many of cookies ate together? b) How many cookies remain in a bowl? Write the results as a decimal number and in notepad also as a fraction.
11. Bricklayers
8 bricklayers build a house for 630 days. How many bricklayers have to add after 150 days, so then the whole building completed in (next) 320 days?
12. Women
In an company of 1050 employees are 2/3 women. How many women work in the company?
13. Dried apples
How many kilograms of fresh apples id needed to 120 kg of dried apples when from 0.4 tons of fresh apples we get 75 kg of dried apples?
14. Container
How many three-quarters liters jar fill 30 liters container?
15. Bridge piers
One quarter of the bridge pier is sunk into the ground. Two thirds are in the water. Protruding above the water is 1.20 m long. Determine the height of bridge piers.
16. Ratios
Divide: a) 250 CZK in the ratio 2:3 b) 1000 CZK in the ratio 4:7:9
17. Chicks
How many chicks were hatched from 4500 eggs, when an average of 100 eggs hatched 87 chicks?
18. Ornamental shrubs
Children committed to plant 240 ornamental shrubs. Their commitment however exceeded by 48 shrubs. Write ratio of actually planted shrubs and commitment by lowest possible integers a/b.
19. Trees
3/5 trees are apples, cherries are 1/3. 5 trees are pear. How many is the total number of trees?
20. Mr. Happy
Mr. Happy planted 36.6 meters square gardens grass; It's a third of the garden more than half of the garden. What is square area of this garden?

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