Fractions - math word problems

  1. Shade
    box3 Shade the area on the grid that shows 5/8 x 2/4
  2. Candies
    bonbons_9 There are red, blue and green candies in bad. Red to green is in 6:11 ratio and blue to red in a 7: 5 ratio. In what proportion are blue to green candies?
  3. 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
  4. Two rooms
    clean_1 Woman cleans the room in 30 minutes a man in 90 minutes. How long will take they clean two rooms?
  5. Pounds
    jablka_8 3 pounds subtract 1/3 of a pound.
  6. Two sisters
    cd_disc Two sisters together have 54 CDs. 6/8 CDs has younger sister and is equal to 3/5 of CDs older sisters. How many CDs has each of the sisters?
  7. 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?
  8. Hamster cage
    hamster Ryan keeps his hamster cage on his dresser. The area of the top of Ryan's dresser is 1 2\3 as large as the area of the bottom of his hamster cage. The area of the dresser top is 960 square inches. How many square inches of his dresser top are not covered
  9. Average speed
    bus27_4 When the bus stops at bus stops driving average speed is 45 km/h. If it did not stop it drive at speed 54 km/h. How many minutes of every hour it spend at stops?
  10. Evaluate expression
    mixed_fractions.JPG Evaluate expression using BODMAS rule: 1 1/4+1 1/5÷3/5-5/8
  11. Family
    family_5 Son is 3/5 smaller than the mother. Mother is 99 cm higher than the son. How tall is the mother?
  12. Withdrawal
    penize_13 If I withdrew 2/5 of my total savings and spent 7/10 of that amount. What fraction do I have in left in my savings?
  13. Classroom
    school_5 One-eighth of 9th class was interested in studying at a grammar school, at a business academy one sixth, at secondary vocational schools quarter, to SOU one third and the remaining three students were interested in the school of art direction. How many s
  14. Doubling
    exp_5 The message is spreading that each day has doubled the number of people who know about it. All know message for 20 days. How long known it eighth people?
  15. King's birthday
    ohnostroj To celebrate the king's birthday workers fire 1/5 all purchased rockets. To celebrate the Queen's birthday fire 1/6 of the remaining rockets and to celebrate the birthday of king's son remaining 15,000 rockets. How many rockets they purchased?
  16. Fraction to decimal
    decimals Write the fraction 3/22 as a decimal.
  17. Equation
    fractions Find x: x + 1/2 = 1/3
  18. Unit rate
    question_1 Find unit rate: 6,840 customers in 45 days
  19. Unknown number
    fractions_6 I think the number - its sixth is 3 smaller than its third.
  20. In fractions
    ant An ant climbs 2/5 of the pole on the first hour and climbs 1/4 of the pole on the next hour. What part of the pole does the ant climb in two hours?

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