# Fractions - math word problems

- Painters

Six of the painters paint 90 m of fence in five hours. For how long would the 4 painters paint a 45 meter fence? How many meters fence painted painters 5 for two hours? - Sixty

Sixty percent of one-fifteen of the total is equal to thirty. What are two percent of the total? - Playing

How long have we trained on the pitch when we know that the warm-up took 10 minutes, we trained passes for one-third of the time and we played football half the time? - Tallest and shortest

Jenn is the tallest on the team. He is 1 1/2 times as tall as the shortest girl whom is 4 1/4 feet tall. How tall is Jebb? - Bitoo and Reena

Bitoo ate 3/5 part of an apple and the remaining part was eaten by his sister Reena. How much part of an apple did Renna eat? Who had the larger share? By how much? - Zdeněk

Zdeněk picked up 15 l of water from a 100-liter full-water barrel. Write a fraction of what part of Zdeněk's water he picked. - Cylinder-shaped vase

If the cylinder-shaped vase is filled with water up to 35 cm, it contains 1 liter of water. How much water will it contain if it is filled to a height of 45cm? - Toilets

A federal law requires that all residential toilets sold in the United States use no more than 1 3/5 gallons of water per flush. Prior to this legislation, conventional toilets used 3 2/5 gallons of water per flush. Find the amount of water saved in one y - Fractions

Three-quarters of an unknown number are 4/5. What is 5/6 of this unknown number? - Twelve

Twelve students work on a week forestry brigade. One hundred spruces will receive x CZK, one hundred pine y CZK. How many receive each one students did in one day if they planted a total of 25,000 spruces per week and 30,000 pine trees? Express by express - Babysitting

The amount that Susan charges per hour for babysitting are directly proportional to the number of children she is watching. She charges $4.50 for 3 kids. How much would she charge to babysit 5 kids? - Steps

Peter walked a distance of 60 m 102 steps. How many steps must he take to walk 150 m? - Scale of the map

The distance between two cities is actually 30 km and the map is 6 cm. What is the scale of the map? - Flour

Kim needs 3/4 cup of flour to make 12 cookies. How much flour would she need to make 60 cookies? - Scouts 4

4/7 of the students in a school are boys. If 3/8 of the boys are scouts, how many scouts are there in a school of 1878 students? - Together

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? - Breads

Several pieces of bread were in the store. Half of them plus a half of bread bought a cookbook. Of the remaining bread, half of it plus half of the bread was bought by Mr. Novák. The last bread was bought by Ms. Small. How many breads were in the store at - Milk

At the kindergarten, every child got 1/5 liter of milk in the morning and another 1/8 liter of milk in the afternoon. How many liters were consumed per day for 20 children? - Mixed numbers

Rewrite mixed numbers so the fractions have the same denominator: 5 1/5 - 2 2/3 - Trees

From the total number of trees in the orchard, there are two-fifths pearls and apples are three eighty. The rest of the trees are 9 ceremonial. How many trees are in the set?

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