# Fractions - math word problems

1. Simple equation 5
Solve equation with fractions: X × 3/8 = 1/2
2. Land area 2
A land area was divided among the three heirs in the ratio 5:2:4. If the largest share was 20 hectares of land, what is the total area of land? Please show your solution and what kind of proportion is this please
3. Proportion 2
A car is able to travel 210 km in 3 hours. How far can it travel in 5 hours? Put what kind of proportion is this and show your solution.
4. Apples 14
Maya bought 18 apples. She used 50% of the apples to make apple pies and 1/3 of the apples was mixed with other fruits to make salad. How many apples were left?
5. After 2
After we planted flowers in 2/5 of our garden, 24m remained unplanted. How many meters is the garden in total? If the total area of the garden is 1, the proportion of the remaining area is?
6. Comparing and sorting
Arrange in descending order this fractions: 2/7, 7/10 & 1/2
7. Sewing
The lady cut off one half of cloth. She needed three-quarters of this piece to sew a skirt. What part of the original piece of cloth still remained?
8. Irrigation sprinkler
The irrigation sprinkler can twist with an angle of 320° and has a reach of 12 meters. Which area can irrigate?
9. Boys to girls
The ratio of boys to girls in a party is 3:5 . If 6 more boys arrived and 4 girls left the party, the ratio of boys to girls would be 5:6 . How many are in the party originally?
10. New ratio
The ratio of ducks and chicken in our yard is 2 : 3. The total number of ducks and chickens together is 30. Mother gave 3 of the chickens to our neighbor. What is the new ratio now?
11. School
There are 150 pupils in grade 5 . 2/3 of it are female. By what fractions are the males?
12. Fe metal sheet
For one product, 5/8 of the metal sheet are consumed, to the second 5/6 of remains. What part of the sheet metal is consumed for both products together?
13. My father
My father has a big farm. 6/8 of it were planted with mango trees, 1/2 of the remainder are guava trees and the rest 10 trees are santol trees. What is the number of all trees?
14. Parking
At a building parking, 245 spaces are for cars, 56 are for vans and the rest are for buses. If 14% of all parking spaces are for buses, how many parking spaces are there in the building? How many spaces are for buses?
15. SSA and geometry
The distance between the points P and Q was 356 m measured in the terrain. The PQ line can be seen from the viewer at a viewing angle of 107° 22 '. The observer's distance from P is 271 m. Determine the viewing angle of P and observer.
16. Fruits
Amy bought a basket of fruits 1/5 of them were apples,1/4 were oranges, and the rest were 33 bananas. How many fruits did she buy in all?
17. Wiring 2
Willie cut a piece of wire that was 3/8 of the total length of the wire. He cut another piece that was 9m long. The two pieces together were one half of the total length of the wire. How long was the wire before he cut it?
18. Tilapia
A fish vendor sells 5/7 kilos of tilapia for 73.50. If you will buy 2 1/7 kilos of tilapia, how much will it cost?
19. Running
Joanne ran 8 1/2 Kyleigh 1 2/3 and John 6 3/4 miles in one day. How many miles did the girls run in 3 days?
20. To improper fraction
Change mixed number to improper fraction a) 1 2/15 b) -2 15/17

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