# Numbers - math word problems

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• 5 books
5 books cost \$28.75. Justin wants to buy 8 similar books. He has \$50. Does he have enough?
• Part-time workers
On Saturday, 210 part-time workers arrived in the village. One hundred five part-time workers worked on the first field, 60 on the second. The other part-time workers worked in the third field. They all worked in equal groups. How many workers worked in e
• There 8
There are 7 women and 5 men in a department. a) how many ways can a committee of 3 people be selected? b) how many ways can a committee of 2 men and 1 woman be selected? c) how many ways can a committee of at least 2 woman be selected (3 people total)?
• Committee 2
How many committee consisting of 3 women and 2 men can be formed from a group of 6 woman and 5 men?
• ID tag
How many 3 digit ID tag can be made if: a) a digit cannot be used more than once b) the  1st digit must be 5 and repetition of the others are not permitted.
• A box
A box contains 6 red balls, 5 blue, and 4 white balls. Find the probability of drawing a) red ball b) non-white ball.
• How many 13
How many ways can X³ y⁴ z³ be written without an exponent?
• Kenneth
Kenneth is painting his kitchen and bathroom. He bought 5 gallons of paint to paint the two rooms. He uses 1/4 of that amount to paint the bathroom and the rest to paint the kitchen. How many gallons of paint did Kenneth use to paint the kitchen?
• Slices of pizza
Maria ate 1/4 of a pizza. If there were 20 slices of pizza, how many slices did Maria eat?
• 6/24 change
6/24 change to a fraction in lowest terms
• Grandfather
Grandfather brought a full bucket of blueberries to the market and sold one-sixth of them in the morning. When he sold another 12 liters of blueberries in the afternoon, he had one sixth of a bucket of blueberries left. How many liters of blueberries are
• Here are
Here are white, blue, and red boats in a marina. Two-thirds of the boats in the marina are white, 4/7 of the remaining boats are blue, and the rest are red. If there are 15 red boats, how many boats are in the marina? Which tape diagram represents how man
• Three rectangles
Some wire is used to make 3 rectangles: A, B, and C. Rectangle B's dimensions are 3/5 cm larger than Rectangle A's dimensions, and Rectangle C's dimensions are again 3/5 cm larger than Rectangle B's dimensions. Rectangle A is 2 cm by 3 1/5 cm. What is the
Sadie practiced her spelling words for 3/4 of an hour, and Max practiced his spelling words for 5/12 of an hour. In the simplest form, how much longer did Sadie practice than Max?
• Farmer 5
Farmer Joe ordered 3 bags of soil last month. Each bag weighed 4 ⅖ kilograms. He used the first bag in a week. At the end of this month, there were 2 ¾ kilograms of soil left in the second bag and ⅞ kilograms of soil left in the third bag. How much soil w
• Brian
Brian divides 80 by 7. Between what two whole numbers is his answer?
• Anna uses
Anna uses 8.1 pints of white paint and blue paint to paint her bedroom walls. 4/5 of this amount is white paint, and the rest is blue paint. How many pints of blue paint did she use to paint her bedroom walls? Express your answer in fraction and decimal f
• Recipe ingredients
Monica’s cookie recipe calls for Three-fourths of a cup of flour. Her mother’s recipe calls for Two-thirds as much as Monica’s. How many cups of flour does her mother’s recipe require?
• Select
Select the statement that describes this expression: 5 x (3 + 4) - 4. a) 5 times the sum of 3 and 4, then subtract 4 b) 5 times 3 plus 4 minus 4 c) 5 more than the sum of 3 and 4, and then subtract 4 d) 5 times 3 plus the difference of 3 and 4 What is the
• Scrapbook
Jo is making a scrapbook for her best friend’s 5th grade graduation. She used 72 photos with 6 photos on each page. Jo had to remove two of the photos on each page in order to make room for the writing she wanted to include. Write an expression represents

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