# Fractions - math word problems - page 18

1. Merchant
The merchant lower cost by 10% in December when it was not sold. Again in January lower cost by 20% and now costs 576 €. A. How much the goods stood originally? B, how much cost the goods after the first lowering? C, How many percents totally merchant lo
2. Tank 11
When 150 litres has been drawn from a tank it is 3/8 full, how many litres will the tank hold?
3. 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?
4. 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?
5. Cube cut
In the ABCDA'B'C'D'cube, it is guided by the edge of the CC' a plane witch dividing the cube into two perpendicular four-sided and triangular prisms, whose volumes are 3:2. Determine in which ratio the edge AB is divided by this plane.
6. 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?
7. Red diplomas
He numbers of students with honors in 2013 and 2014 are in ratio 40:49. How big is the year-on-year percentage increase?
8. The sides
The sides of a rectangle are in a ratio of 2:3, and its perimeter is 1 1/4 inches. What are the lengths of its side? Draw it.
9. Mixed2improper
Write the mixed number as an improper fraction. 166 2/3
10. Sum of fractions
What is the sum of 2/3+3/5?
11. 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?
12. 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?
13. 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?
14. 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?
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. Equation - inverse
Solve for x: 7: x = 14: 1000
17. Soup from canteen
For how many people is 90 liters of soup enough if we assume 3/8 liter of soup per person in the canteen?
18. Marriage sttus
In our city, there are 3/5 of the women married to 2/3 of the men. Find what part of the population is free.
19. Simple equation 5
Solve equation with fractions: X × 3/8 = 1/2
20. Three segments
The circle is divided into 3 segments. Segment A occupies 1/4 of the area, segment B occupies 1/3 of the area. What part is occupied by section C? In what proportion are areas A: B: C?

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