# Fractions - math word problems

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- Three shapes

1/5 of a circle is shaded. The ratio of area if square to the sum of area of rectangle and that of the circle is 1:2. 60% of the square is shaded and 1/3 of the rectangle is shaded. What is the ratio of the area of circle to that of the rectangle? - Concrete tank

How many m^{3}of concrete is in the tank shape of a cuboid with dimensions of 2000 cm and 5.6 meters and 70 dm, if the concrete takes up 3/7 of the tank? - Water reservoir

One drain hole emptied the water from the tank for 20 hours, with the second drain for 30 hours. How long will the water drain from this tank if we open two drains simultaneously? - Three segments

The circle is divided into 3 segments. Segment A occupies 1/4 of the area, segment B occupies 1/3 of the area. What part is occupied by section C? In what proportion are areas A: B: C? - Stock

Enterprise sold 7/12 of their products to foreign markets and 2/5 of the remainder sold at home. How many % of the products is still in stock? - Sixty

Sixty percent of one-fifteen of the total is equal to thirty. What are two percent of the total? - Unknown number 5

Daniel think an integer. When he change this number at a ratio of 2:5 he got number 2.8. Determine what number think Daniel. - Gear wheels

Two gear wheels, which fit together, have the number of teeth z_{1}=58 and z_{2}=149. Calculate the speed of the first wheel, if the second wheel rotates 1232 revolutions per minute. - Classroom

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 - TV commercials

For the typical one-hour prime-time television slot, the number of minutes of commercials is 3/8 of the minutes of the actual program. Determine how many minutes of the program are shown in that one hour. - The tourist

The tourist walked a quarter of the way on the first day, a third of the rest on the second day, and 20 km on the last day. How many km did he walked in three days? - 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 - Lookout tower

Calculate the height of a lookout tower forming a shadow of 36 m if at the same time a column 2.5 m high has a shadow of 1.5 m. - Pupils

Two classes to collect money. Boys are four sevenths pupils. In time did not pay a quarter of the boys and a sixth of girls, which together mean 12 sinners. How many pupils attend this two classes ? - Library

New books were purchased for the library. Five-eighths were professional books, one-fifth were encyclopedias, and 231 books were dictionaries. How many professional books were there? - Three 43

Three brothers inherited a cash amount of 62,000 and they divided it among themselves in the ratio of 5:4:1. How much more is the largest share than the smallest share? - Copper parts

From copper cast were made 3 parts. At first consumed one third of casting, the second 2/3 of rest and the third weighed 18 kg. What is the weight of original copper cast? - Sales stores

The first sales store passed the 1/3 and the second 2/5 of the total amount of goods.In third store passed the 2/3 rest of the goods. The remaining 40 kg of goods put into fourth store. How many kilograms of goods pass to a third store? - Athletic race

Before a race, you start 4 5/8 feet behind your friend. At the halfway point, you are 3 2/3 feet ahead of your friend. What is the change in distance between you and your friend from the beginning of the race? - A tile

A tile setter is covering 5ft by 5ft square shower wall. Each tile covers 4 5/8in by 4 5/8in square. How many rows of tile are needed to reach 5ft? How many tiles are needed to cover 5ft by 5ft square

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