Fractions - examples - page 14
- Image reduction
To say that I am mathematically challenged is a gross understatement! I'm trying to help my friend determine how to calculate percentages of reduction or enlargement for a quilt pattern. She is creating a drawing of a cute picture which will become a pie
- Hamster cage
Ryan keeps his hamster cage on his dresser. The area of the top of Ryan's dresser is 1 2\3 as large as the area of the bottom of his hamster cage. The area of the dresser top is 960 square inches. How many square inches of his dresser top are not covered b
- Simple equation 3
24 = n • 27, solve for n
- Land area
A land area of Asia and Africa are in a 3: 2 ratio, the European and African are is 1:3. What are the proportions of Asia, Africa, and Europe?
- Evaluate expression
Evaluate expression using BODMAS rule: 1 1/4+1 1/5÷3/5-5/8
- Stones in aquarium
In an aquarium with a length of 2 m, 1.5 m wide and 2.5 m deep, the water is up to three-quarters of the depth. Can we place 2m cubic meters of stones in the aquarium without spilling water? (0 = no, 1 = yes)
- The third
The one-third rod is blue, one-half of the rod is red, the rest of the rod is white and measures 8 cm. How long is the whole rod?
- 3 children
3 children had to divide 4 pounds is candy. How much candy did each child get?
- Cube, cuboid, and sphere
Volumes of a cube and a cuboid are in ratio 3: 2. Volumes of sphere and cuboid are in ratio 1: 3. In what ratio are the volumes of cube, cuboid, and sphere?
- Interior designer
To make draperies an interior designer needs 11 1/4 yards of material for the den and 8 1/2 yards for the living room. If material comes only in 20 yard bolts, how much will be left over after completing both sets of draperies?
Grandfather, father, and son are carpenters. They decided to make a wardrobe. Father produces it for 12 hours, his son for 15 hours, and grandfather for 10 hours. How long will they make it together?
- Two friends
Peter can do all his work himself in 6 hours. Martin can do the same work himself in 8 hours. Peter worked first and then replaced by Martin. Whole work was done in 6.5 hours. Calculate how long Peter worked before replaced by Martin.
- Gasoline tank 2
A gasoline tank is 1/6 full. When 25 liters of gasoline were added, it became 3/4 full. How many liters more is needed to fill it? Show your solution.
- Pizza 4
Marcus ate half pizza on monday night. He than ate one third of the remaining pizza on Tuesday. Which of the following expressions show how much pizza marcus ate in total?
- Supermarket 2
A supermarket had a buko pie sale. In the morning 2/3 of the pies were sold and in the afternoon 1/6 of the pies were sold. If 150 pies were left, how many pies had been sold? Show your solution.
- In fractions
An ant climbs 2/5 of the pole on the first hour and climbs 1/4 of the pole on the next hour. What part of the pole does the ant climb in two hours?
- Three machines
The power of the three machines is 2: 3: 5. Two most powerful machines produce 400 parts per hour. How many components make all three machines in 3 hours?
- Vehicle tank
A vehicle tank was 3/5 full of petrol. When 21 liters of fuel was added it was 5/6 full. How many liters of petrol can the tank hold?
- Families 2
There are 729 families having 6 children each. The probability of a girl is 1/3 and the probability of a boy is 2/3. Find the the number of families having 2 girls and 4 boys.
- Fraction to decimal
Write the fraction 3/22 as a decimal.
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