Fractions - math word problems

Number of problems found: 599

  • A bucket
    watertank A bucket has 4 liters of water in it when it is 2/5 full. How much can it hold?
  • Pizza palace
    pizza_1 Josh is at Enzo's pizza palace. He can sit at a table with 5 of his friends or at a different table with seven of his friends. The same size pizza is shared equally among the people at each table. At which table should Josh sit to get more pizza? (write a
  • Divide in ratio
    lines_2 Line segment AB 12 cm long divide in a ratio of 5: 3. How long are the individual parts?
  • Library
    books_1 New books were purchased for the library. Five-eighths were professional books, one-fifth were encyclopedias, and 231 books were dictionaries. How many professional books were there?
  • Spending
    bank Peter spends 1/5 of his earnings on his rent and he saves 2/7. What fraction of his earnings is left?
  • The tourist
    tourist The tourist walked a quarter of the way on the first day, a third of the rest on the second day, and 20 km on the last day. How many km did he walk in three days?
  • Simplest form
    expr Find the simplest form of the following expression: 3 to the 2nd power - 1/4 to the 2nd power
  • Job applicants
    workers Job applicants: three-fourths of applicants had experience for a position. The number that did not have prior experience was 36. How many people applied for the job?
  • Iron pole
    pole The iron pole is in the ground 2/5 of its length, partly above the ground 1/3 is yellow, and the unpainted section is 6 m long. How long is the entire column?
  • Ducats
    dukat The king divided the ducats to his three sons in a ratio of 2: 5: 4. How many ducats the king divided them if the youngest received 260 ducats, which was the least of all sons.
  • Tourist route
    tourist_1 How long is the tourist route when tourists crossed four-sevenths of the way on foot, crossed the bus twice less than on foot and passed the last 14 kilometers by boat.
  • How many 3
    tv_1 How many hours the Andersons watched TV in all Wednesday 3/1 hr Thursdays 2/3 hr Friday 4/5 hr Saturday 3/4 hr
  • Mixed with percentages
    percent_21 Calculate 33 1/3% of 570.
  • Adding mixed 4
    fractions 2 and 1 8th plus 1 and 1 3rd =
  • Two ribbons
    meter_1 The total length of two ribbons is 13 meters. If one ribbon is 7 and 5/8 meters long, what is the length of the other ribbon.
  • Similar triangles
    triangles_1 In the triangle DEF is DE = 21cm, EF = 14.7cm, DF = 28cm. The triangle D´E´F´ is similar to the triangle DEF. Calculate the lengths of the sides of the triangle D´E´F´ if the similarity coefficient is one-seventh.
  • Say we
    vote Say we have 70 voting delegates and we need a 2/3 vote What would that number be? Also same as above but in this virtual world, it converts to percentages. What would the % number of positive votes be?
  • Adding
    eq1 Divide number 135 into two additions so that one adds 30 more than 2/5 of the other add. Write the bigger one.
  • Akpan
    clocks2 Akpan spent 3/8 of his time in school during the week. What fraction of his time does he spend at home during the week?
  • Hours 3
    time_9 How many hours are in 3 2/3 days?

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