Fractions - math word problems

  1. Jose and Kaitlyn
    ball_f_4 Jose and Kaitlyn have a contest to see who can throw a baseball the farthest. Kaitlyn wins, with a throw of 200 ft. If Jose threw the ball 3/4 as far as Kaitlyn, how far did Jose throw the ball?
  2. Boats
    ship_7 Three-quarters of boats are white, 1/7 are blue and 9 are red. How many boats do we have?
  3. Water reservoir
    nadrz_17 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?
  4. 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
  5. What is one third
    decimals What is 1/3 as a decimal? Give your answer rounded to 2 decimal places.
  6. Honza
    calendar_6 Honza is 13 years old and Peter 21 years old. After how many years are their ages will be at ratio 7: 9?
  7. Bucket
    watertank_4 The bucket half filled with water weighs 5.55 kg, the full bucket weighs 9.85 kg. How much does the bucket weigh?
  8. What is 3
    fractions_13 What is the least common denominator of 11/15 and 12/19?
  9. Degrees Fahrenheit
    teplomer_16 ? The equation above shows how temperature F, measured in degrees Fahrenheit, relates to a temperature C, measured in degrees Celsius. Based on the equation, which of the following must be true? I. A temperature increase of 1 degree Fahrenheit is equi
  10. 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.
  11. Employees
    workers_45 Of all 360 employees, there are 11/12 women. How many men work in a company?
  12. Write 2
    fractions_12 Write 791 thousandths as fraction in expanded form.
  13. The Mayflower
    storm-012_2 The Mayflower traveled for 66 days on the trip from England to America. The weather was storming for many days of their trip. If one and a half of the days at Sea where Sunny with good weather, 1/6 of the days were sunny but very windy and the other days
  14. Cris had
    stolicky_skola_8_2 Cris had 15000 . He spent 1/3 of his money on a table and the remaining on 5 similar chairs that cost the same. How much did one chair cost?
  15. Soup from canteen
    soup_3 For how many people is 90 liters of soup enough if we assume 3/8 liter of soup per person in the canteen?
  16. The third
    meter_16 The one-third rod is blue, one-half of the rod is red, the rest of the rod is white and measures 8 cm. How long is the whole rod?
  17. Equation 20
    eq222_21 In given equation: 8/9-4/5=2/9+x, find x
  18. The perimeter 2
    quadrilateral_1 The perimeter of the quadrilateral a = 1m b = 14/5m c = 2 3/10m d = 1 4/5m?
  19. Winery
    wines_2 The wine processing plant sold 8/15 of its total wine production to the domestic market, 2/7 to the foreign the rest of the wine. How many percents are still in stock?
  20. Watching TV
    tv2_1 One evening 2/3 students watch TV. Of those students, 3/8 watched a reality show. Of the students that watched the show, 1/4 of them recorded it. What fraction of the students watched and recorded reality tv.

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