Fractions - math word problems

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  • On a farm
    sheep-500_3 On a farm, there are 90 rabbits, 700 sheep, 300 cattle and 500 pigs. What percentage of the total number of animals are rabbits?
  • Disinfecting solution
    desinfect How much distilled water is necessary to pour into 500 ml of 33% hydrogen peroxide solution to obtain 3% disinfecting solution?
  • Garden
    garden_2 Father dig up the garden in 9 hours. Son in 13 hours. How many hours take dig up the garden together?
  • Hiking trail
    mapa The newly built hiking trail leads 25% through the field, 3/8 of the trail leads through the forest and the remaining 9 km along the river. How long is the train?
  • 1st drug
    pirule First drug pack has an active ingredient ratio of L1: L2 = 2: 1 Second drug pack have a ratio of active ingredients L1: L2 = 1: 3 In which ratio do we have to mix the two packages so that the ratio of substances L1: L2 = 1: 2?
  • Vehicle tank
    fuel_pump2 A vehicle tank was 3/5 full of petrol. When 21 liters of fuel was added it was 5/6 full. How many liters of petrol can the tank hold?
  • The fastest
    ship The fastest boat can reach speeds more than 710% as fast as the Queen Mary 2. How would you express this number as a fraction and as a decimal?
  • Cost reduction
    penize_3 Windbreaker cost after discounted SKK 1275, which were 3/4 of original price. How many SKK originally cost windbreaker? How many SKK was cost reduction?
  • Pamela
    penize_48 Lara Pamela spends her salary of 3000 for food, clothing, recreation and savings, which are in the ratio of 48:20:15:37, respectively. How much does he spend for savings?
  • The balls
    balls_4 You have 108 red and 180 green balls. You have to be grouped into the bags so that the ratio of red to green in each bag was the same. What smallest number of balls may be in one bag?
  • Ray
    luc-slnka Light ray loses 1/19 of brightness passing through glass plate. What is the brightness of the ray after passing through 7 identical plates?
  • Poplar
    topole How tall is a poplar by the river, if we know that 1/5 of its total height is a trunk, 1/10th of the height is the root and 35m from the trunk to the top of the poplar?
  • Cooks
    kucharky Four cooks cleaned 5 kg of potatoes for 10 minutes. How many cook would have to work clean 9 kg of potatoes for 12 minutes?
  • Adam
    minca Adam has half the money in his right pocket than in his left pocket. If he transferred 40 crowns from the left pocket to the right, he would have the same in both pockets. Calculate how many crowns does Adam have in his left pocket more than in his right?
  • Cleaning windows
    windows Cleaning company has to wash all the windows of the school. The first day washes one-sixth of the windows of the school, the next day three more windows than the first day and the remaining 18 windows washes on the third day. Calculate how many windows h
  • Two numbers
    third The sum of two numbers is 1. Identify this two numbers if you know that the half of first is equal to the third of second number.
  • Gingerbread house
    pernikova_ch Janka and Marienka calculated that there are 210 gingerbreads on the gingerbread house. Janko ate one-seventh of all gingerbreads, and Marienka ate a third less than Janko. How many gingerbreads remained in the gingerbread house?
  • Floor
    map_mierka The floor area of ​​the room is 31 m2 and has a width of 4.3 m. How many centimeters of circumference measured floor on the map at the scale 1:75?
  • Three machines
    rozvrh_1 The power of the three machines is 2: 3: 5. Two most powerful machines produce 400 parts per hour. How many components make all three machines in 3 hours?
  • Winery
    wines_2 The wine processing plant sold 8/15 of its total wine production to the domestic market, 2/7 to the foreign the rest of the wine. How many percents are still in stock?

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