# Fractions - math word problems

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- A bucket

A bucket has 4 liters of water in it when it is 2/5 full. How much can it hold? - Pizza palace

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

Line segment AB 12 cm long divide in a ratio of 5: 3. How long are the individual parts? - Library

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

Peter spends 1/5 of his earnings on his rent and he saves 2/7. What fraction of his earnings is left? - The 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

Find the simplest form of the following expression: 3 to the 2nd power - 1/4 to the 2nd power - Job applicants

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

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

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

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

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

Calculate 33 1/3% of 570. - Adding mixed 4

2 and 1 8th plus 1 and 1 3rd = - Two ribbons

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

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

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

Divide number 135 into two additions so that one adds 30 more than 2/5 of the other add. Write the bigger one. - Akpan

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

How many hours are in 3 2/3 days?

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