# Fractions - examples - page 10

- 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. - Jam cakes

Mom baked a third of plum jam cakes, one third cheesecakes and 18 poppy. How many cakes she had bake? - 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 cm^{2}. What was its original length if the original wid - 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? - 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? - 7th grade pupils

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 - 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? - Simple equation 2

Find X in this simple equation: X/9 = 96/108 - Salad

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. - 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. - 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? - Women

In an company of 1050 employees are 2/3 women. How many women work in the company? - 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? - Container

How many three-quarters liters jar fill 30 liters container? - 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. - Ratios

Divide: a) 250 CZK in the ratio 2:3 b) 1000 CZK in the ratio 4:7:9 - Chicks

How many chicks were hatched from 4500 eggs, when an average of 100 eggs hatched 87 chicks? - 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. - Trees

3/5 trees are apples, cherries are 1/3. 5 trees are pear. How many is the total number of trees? - 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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