# Fractions - math word problems

1. Class 9.C Professor collects money in the 9. C for a school trip. 2/3 of the collected amount was from girls and 1/4 from boys. The rest of 410 CZK went from the class fund. How much will the school trip cost in total?
2. 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?
3. Martha Martha likes to walk in the park, the park is square, 7/10 mi on each side. One morning Martha walked around the entire park 3 1/2 times before stopping to rest. How far had she walked?
4. Fraction + eq Solve following simple equation with fractions: -5/6(8+5b) = 75 + 5/3b
5. Divide Divide the number 72 in the ratio 7: 2 and calculate the ratio of the numbers found in this order and write down as decimal.
6. Balls From the bag with numbered balls (numbers 1,2,3,. ..20) we pick one ball. What is the probability of choosing a number containing 1?
7. Athletic club All athletic club boys lined up by size. In front of Peter was one-eighth of the total. Right behind Peter stood his brother Radek and behind Radek another five-sixths of the total number of boys. Mark the unknown total number of athletic club boys x.
8. Proportion 3 For every 8 mango trees in the orchard, there are 4 star apple trees. If there are 1320 trees, how many trees of each kind are there?
9. Eq-frac Solve the following equation with fractions: h + 1/3 =5/3
10. Dice and coin A number cube is rolled and a coin is tossed. The number cube and the coin are fair. What is the probability that the number rolled is greater than 2 and the coin toss is head?
11. Wood 11 Father has 12 1/5 meters long wood. Then I cut the wood into two pieces. One part is 7 3/5 meters long. Calculate the length of the other wood?
12. Equation with mixed fractions 2 3/5 of 1430+? = 1900. How to do this problem
13. Write 3 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
14. Find the 11 Find the quotient of 229.12 and 12.32
15. One third If 3/5 is 360, how much is 1/3?
16. Spending Peter spends 1/5 of his earnings on his rent and he saves 2/7. What fraction of his earnings is left?
17. Stock market 2 For the week of July 22, the following day to day changes in the stock market was recorded a certain stock: -2 on Monday; +4 Tuesday; -8 Wednesday; + 2 1/2 Thursday; - 3 1/4 Friday. The stock began the week at 78 points. How many points did it finish with
18. Missing number Blank +1/6 =3/2 find the missing number
19. Bag of peanuts Joe eat 1/3 of a bag of peanuts, mark eat 1/4 of the remaining in the bag of peanuts, Alvin eat 1/2 of the remaining bag of peanuts, peter eat 10 peanuts, there are 71 peanuts left. Hon many peanuts were in the bags?
20. Gasoline-oil ratio The manufacturer of a scooter engine recommends a gasoline-oil fuel mixture ratio of 15 to 1. In a particular garage, we can buy pure gasoline and a gasoline-oil mixture, which is 75% gasoline. How much gasoline and how much of the gasoline-oil mix do w

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