Fractions - math word problems - page 22

  1. 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?
  2. 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?
  3. 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?
  4. Length subtracting
    meter_11 Express in mm: 5 3/10 cm - 2/5 mm
  5. Babysitting
    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?
  6. Value 4
    fractal_11 If 5/18=425 what is the value 13/18?
  7. Comparing and sorting
    compare_1 Arrange in descending order this fractions: 2/7, 7/10 & 1/2
  8. Land area 2
    postrekovac_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
  9. Flour
    vaha_10 Kim needs 3/4 cup of flour to make 12 cookies. How much flour would she need to make 60 cookies?
  10. Lengths of the pool
    bazen2_16 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?
  11. Fractions 3
    fractions_9 Calculate 1/9 of 27:
  12. If the 2
    teplomer_23 If the temperature is 86 degrees in Fahrenheit, what is the same temperature in Celsius?
  13. Boats
    ship_7 Three-quarters of boats are white, 1/7 are blue and 9 are red. How many boats do we have?
  14. Scouts 4
    1957-4a 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?
  15. Farmers 2
    tomato 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?
  16. Mixed with percentages
    percent_21 Calculate 33 1/3% of 570.
  17. Equivalent expressions
    pizza_10 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
  18. Equation 20
    eq222_21 In given equation: 8/9-4/5=2/9+x, find x
  19. Hours 3
    time_9 How many hours are in 3 2/3 days?
  20. Find the 7
    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

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