Work + fractions - practice problems
Number of problems found: 59
- Earning 4
You earn $8 for 2/3 hour of work. How much do you earn per hour?
A large tank is partially filled with a solution. The tank has a faucet that allows solution to enter the tank at a rate of 16 3/4 liters per minute. The tank also has a drain that allows solution to leave the tank at a rate of 19 4/5 liters per minute. (
- Hat and scarf
Katy knitted a scarf 4 times faster than a hat. Knitting together lasted 15 days. How much did she knit a hat?
There are 1100 students at a school. 540 students are girls, the rest are boys. 1/10 of girls are left handed. 1/8 of the boys are left handed. Work out the number of left handed students in the school.
Nicolas and his father can repair one desk in 1/3 hour. How many desks can they repair in 3 hours?
- Mason 3
Mason has a rectangular garden that is 2/3 yard wide by 7/4 yards long. What is the area of Mason’s garden? Use a drawing to show your work.
- There 14
There are 250 people in a museum. 2/5 of the 250 people are girls 3/10 of the 250 people are boys The rest of the 250 people are adults Work out the number of adults in the museum.
Sometimes Grace has kittens. Each kitten has 1/3 as much cat food as a full-grown cat. How many kittens can Grace feed with the 1.47 pounds? Solve on paper. Then check your work. 1 full-grown cat need 0.25 pound of food.
- Monica 3
Monica works on her drawings for 2 hours. She spends 1/6 hour on each drawing. How many drawings does she work on in 2 hours?
- Your Mom
Your Mom can clean your entire house in 3 hours. However, your dad takes 5 hours to clean the house. How long it will take for them to clean the house if they work together? (Write the numerical answer round to the nearest thousandth)
- Imagine 2
Imagine that you are filling treat bags with jellybeans. You have 3 3/8 cups of jellybeans, and each treat bag will contain 1/4 cup of jellybeans. How many treat bags can you fill before you run out of jellybeans? Show your work (please).
- Sum three fractions
Work out the sum of 1/4, 1/5 and 3/10.
- All tasks - taskman
Skilled workshop master washes client car 1/5 hour, cleaned the client's car in 5/4 hour, and painted small defects on car 1 1/3 hour. How long did it take him to do all the necessary work tasks?
- The pet
Ananya has a bunny. She bought 4 7/8 pounds of carrots. She fed her bunny 1 1/4 pounds of carrots the first week. She fed her bunny 5/6 pounds of carrots the second week. All together, how many pounds of carrots did she feed her bunny? 1. Draw a tape diag
- Candy bars
Sheldon has 4 candy bars and wants to split them among his five friends. If each person gets the same amount, what part of the candy bar will each friend get? Show your work.
- Two xeroxes
The performances of the two copiers are in the ratio 3: 4. A machine with higher power will make 7,200 copies in one hour. How many copies will both machines make together in 5 hours?
- Five combers
Five combers harvest 12 rows of strawberries in 4 hours. How many rows of strawberries will two combers harvest in 10 hours?
- Aircraft angines
The two engines of the aircraft are enough to supply the fuel for five hours of operation. However, one of the engines has a malfunction and thus consumes one-third more fuel. How long can the plane be in the air before it runs out of fuel? After an hour
- In the bakery
In 2.25 hours, 24 pieces of bread are baked in the bakery. How many breads are baked in the bakery in 6 hours and 45 minutes?
We can fill the pool with two different tributaries. The first inflow would fill the pool in 18 hours, both in 6 hours. How many hours would the pool fill with a second inflow?
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