# Fractions - math word problems

1. Sewing
Beth's mother can sew 235 pairs of short pants in 6 days while Lourdes can sew 187 pairs in 8 days. How many more pairs of short pants can Beth's mother sew?
2. Supermarket
In a local supermarket, 3/5 kilogram of squid costs 156.00. How do 4 kilograms of squid cost?
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Right triangle from axes
A line segment has its ends on the coordinate axes and forms with them a triangle of area equal to 36 square units. The segment passes through the point ( 5,2). What is the slope of the line segment?
6. Regrouping
Subtract mixed number with regrouping: 11 17/20- 6 19/20
7. One-third 2
One-third of the people in a barangay petitioned the council to allow them to plant in vacant lots and another 1/5 of the people petitioned to have a regular garbage collection. What FRACTION of the barangay population made the petition?
8. Birthday party
For her youngest son's birthday party, mother bought 6 3/4 kg of hotdog and 5 1/3 dozens bread rolls. Hotdogs cost 160 per kilogram and a dozen bread roll costs 25. How much did she spend in all?
9. Length subtracting
Express in mm: 5 3/10 cm - 2/5 mm
3 3/4 + 2 3/5 + 5 1/2 Show your solution.
11. Simplify 3
Simplify mixed numerals expression: 8 1/4- 3 2/5 - (2 1/3 - 1/4) Show your solution.
12. Third of an hour
How many minutes is a third of an hour? Do you know to determine a third of the lesson hour (45min)?
13. Bus vs train
Milada took the bus and the journey took 55 minutes. Jarmila was 1h 20 min by train. They arrived in Prague at the same time 10h45 min. At what time did each have to go out?
14. 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)
15. Gold inheritance
The king divided the inheritance with his three sons in the ratio of 7: 6: 4. Two of them received 286,000 gold. How much each of the sons got.
16. Barrels
Peter has 42 barrels. One-sixth of them are filled with lemonade, one third is filled with wine and half is empty. Calculate how many barrels are with each filling.
17. The tank
The tank is full up to 4/5 of the total height and contains 240 hl of water. The area of the base is 6 square meters. What is the height of the tank?
18. Tank 11
When 150 litres has been drawn from a tank it is 3/8 full, how many litres will the tank hold?
19. Reducing scale
I am sizing some landscaping and I measured everything for a 20 to 1 scale. I realized when I was done that it was at 30 to 1. How can I convert what I already have to 30 to 1. (Example, grass area is 22,871.6' at 20 to 1, how do you figure it out to be 3
20. A man
A man spends 5/9 of his money on rent, and 5/16 of the remainder on electricity. If the final balance remaining is 550 find how much was spent on rent

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