Fractions - math word problems - page 21

  1. Adding mixed numbers
    fractions_17 Add this two mixed numbers: 1 5/6 + 2 2/11=
  2. STRESSED word
    DESSERTS Each letter in STRESSED is printed on identical cards, one letter per card and assembled in random order. Calculate the probability that the cards spell DESSERTS when assembled.
  3. Unknown number
    zlomky_19 I think the number. I'll reduce it to its one-third. The result is then increased by one-third, and I get the number 12.
  4. A man
    penize_49 A man spends 5/9 of his money on rent, and 5/16 of the remainder on electricity. If the final balance remaining is 550 find how much was spent on rent
  5. Water 31
    water3_6 Richard takes 3 1/6 liters of water before noon and 2 3/5 liters of water after noon. How many litres of water does Richard consume a day ?
  6. Andre
    stamp_6 Andre, Thomas, and Ivan split 88 postage stamps in a 2:5:4 ratio. How much did Thomas get?
  7. Regrouping
    mixed_7 Subtract mixed number with regrouping: 11 17/20- 6 19/20
  8. A large
    two-gears A large gear will be used to turn a smaller gear. The large gear will make 75 revolutions per minute. The smaller gear must make 384 revolutions per minute. Find the smallest number of teeth each gear could have. [Hint: Use either GCF or LCM. ]
  9. Medians 2:1
    taznice3 Median to side b (tb) in triangle ABC is 12 cm long. a. What is the distance of the center of gravity T from the vertex B? b, Find the distance between T and the side b.
  10. Addition of mixed numerals
    scientific_3 Add two mixed fractions: 2 4/6 + 1 3/6
  11. Lemonade
    lemonade How many 1/4 cup servings are in 2 and 1/3 cups of lemonade?
  12. Divide
    rectangles_12 Divide area of rectangles with dimensions 32m and 10m by the ratio 7: 9. What area corresponds to a smaller section?
  13. Ratio of volumes
    cylinder If the heights of two cylindrical drums are in the ratio 7:8 and their base radii are in the ratio 4:3. What is the ratio of their volumes?
  14. Adding mixed numerals
    zlomky_18 3 3/4 + 2 3/5 + 5 1/2 Show your solution.
  15. Report 2
    skola_4 A School reports students to teacher ratio of 6:1. If there are 45 teachers in the School, how many students are there?
  16. Bitoo and Reena
    apples_10 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?
  17. Coal mine
    coal_5 The monthly plan of 17,000 tons of coal exceeded the mine by 1/25. How many tonnes of coal have been harvested from the mine above plan?
  18. Tallest and shortest
    meter_9 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?
  19. Profit growth
    growth The profit of a company increased by 25% during the year 1992, increased by 40% during the year 1993, decreased by 20% in the year 1994 and increased by 10% during the year 1995. Find the average growth in the profit level over the four years periods?
  20. Erica
    meter_10 Erica bought 3 1/2 yards of fabric. If she uses 2/3 of the fabric, how much will she have left?

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