Fractions - math word problems

Number of examples found: 582

  • Double ratio
    phones The mobile phone was twice gradually discounted in the ratio of 3: 2 1 half: 5 quarters. How much did it originally cost if the price was CZK 4,200 after a double discount?
  • Discount
    saty_1 The dress was discounted by CZK 115, which was 12% of the original price. What is the cost of the dress after the discount?
  • Gold inheritance
    dukat_1 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.
  • Two rooms
    clean_1 Woman cleans the room in 30 minutes a man in 90 minutes. How long will take they clean two rooms?
  • Salad
    salát We need two tenths kg of a carrot, one tenth of peas and three tenths of of tomatoes to make salad. Express the fraction of the weight of the vegetables to be salad. Convert the result to grams.
  • Interest p.a.
    2dane-peniaze Calculate the value of interest in period of 1 year from the deposit 62000 CZK at 8 percent interest rate, after deducting 15 percent tax.
  • Two pumps together
    pumps_6 The first pump will fill the tank itself in 3 hours and the second one in 6 hours. How many hours will the tank be full if both pumps are worked at the same time?
  • Gasoline tank 2
    fuel_pump2 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.
  • Dividends
    money_21 The three friends divided the win by the invested money. Karlos got three eighths John 320 permille and the rest got Martin. Who got the most and which the least?
  • School library
    knihovna02 The school library contains 6300 books. With this constitutes 7% of professional books for teachers 18% interest books and encyclopedias for pupils and the rest of the fairy tales. How much are which books?
  • Unknown mixed number
    zlomky_23 Find the number that is smaller than 5 5/12 by as much as 2 2/13 is smaller than 6 1/6
  • Write 3
    plusminus Write a real world problem involving the multiplication of a fraction and a whole number with a product that is between 8 and 10 then solve the problem
  • Savings
    savings Eva borrowed 1/3 of her savings to her brother, 1/2 of savings spent in the store and 7 euros left. How much did she save?
  • Five combers
    permutations_3 Five combers harvest 12 rows of strawberries in 4 hours. How many rows of strawberries will two combers harvest in 10 hours?
  • Supermarket 2
    pie_3 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.
  • Dried apples
    jablka_2 How many kilograms of fresh apples id needed to 120 kg of dried apples when from 0.4 tons of fresh apples we get 75 kg of dried apples?
  • Chocolate
    choko Children break chocolate first to third and then every part of another half. What kind got each child? Draw a picture. What part would have received if each piece have halved?
  • Typing course
    typewriter_1 Before taking a typing course, Terrence could type 39 words per minute. By the end of the course, he was able to type 68 words per minute. Find the percent increase.
  • Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  • PC disks
    diskette Peter has 45 disks in three colors. One-fifth of the disks are blue, red are twice more than the white. How much is blue, red and white disks?

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit a math problem, and we can try to solve it.



We will send a solution to your e-mail address. Solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...
Need help calculate sum, simplify or multiply fractions? Try our fraction calculator.