# Fractions - math word problems - page 22

- Tallest and shortest

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? - Profit 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? - Erica

Erica bought 3 1/2 yards of fabric. If she uses 2/3 of the fabric, how much will she have left? - Length subtracting

Express in mm: 5 3/10 cm - 2/5 mm - Babysitting

The amount that Susan charges per hour for babysitting are directly proportional to the number of children she is watching. She charges $4.50 for 3 kids. How much would she charge to babysit 5 kids? - Value 4

If 5/18=425 what is the value 13/18? - Comparing and sorting

Arrange in descending order this fractions: 2/7, 7/10 & 1/2 - Land area 2

A land area was divided among the three heirs in the ratio 5:2:4. If the largest share was 20 hectares of land, what is the total area of land? Please show your solution and what kind of proportion is this please - Flour

Kim needs 3/4 cup of flour to make 12 cookies. How much flour would she need to make 60 cookies? - Lengths of the pool

Miguel swam 6 lengths of the pool. Mat swam 3 times as far as Miguel. Lionel swam 1/3 as far as Miguel. How many lengths did mat swim? - Fractions 3

Calculate 1/9 of 27: - If the 2

If the temperature is 86 degrees in Fahrenheit, what is the same temperature in Celsius? - Boats

Three-quarters of boats are white, 1/7 are blue and 9 are red. How many boats do we have? - Scouts 4

4/7 of the students in a school are boys. If 3/8 of the boys are scouts, how many scouts are there in a school of 1878 students? - Farmers 2

On Wednesday the farmers at the Grant Farm picked 2 barrels of tomatoes. Thursday, the farmers picked 1/2 as many tomatoes as on Wednesday. How many barrels of tomatoes did the farmers pick on Thursday? - Mixed with percentages

Calculate 33 1/3% of 570. - Equivalent expressions

A coach took his team out for pizza after their last game. There were 14 players, so they had to sit in smaller groups at different tables. Six players sat at one table and got 4 small pizzas to share equally. The other players sat at the different table a - Equation 20

In given equation: 8/9-4/5=2/9+x, find x - Hours 3

How many hours are in 3 2/3 days? - Find the 7

Find the number that is smaller than 5 5/12 by as much as 2 2/13 is smaller than 6 1/6

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