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# Fifth Grade: Fractions Word Problems

Amirah is babysitting
Amirah is babysitting her neighbor's cats for an hour a day. She earned $100 in 4 ...

Rodney is putting away test tubes
Rodney is putting away test tubes in science class. He has 50 test tubes and 12 will fit on each rack. How many rack racks will rodney ...

Sarah spends 1/4 of her income
Sarah spends 1/4 of her income for transportation, 1/6 of her income for food, and 1/3 of her other income for rent and ...

Julia bought 3 boxes of candles
Julia bought 3 boxes of candles. Each box contained 4 candles. She kept 2 candles, gave the rest to Mary and told her to give half of them to ...

Farmer Joe has some chickens
Farmer Joe has some chickens. 1/3 of the chickens are roosters. 3/5 of the remaining were hens. There were 30 ...

Four friends share a pizza
Four friends share a pizza. Maria ate one-third ,Ally and Mindy each ate one-frourth of the pizza and Bethany ate one-sixth.

A. into how many equal slices did they need to cut the pizza?

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Mrs. Wee bought 5 trays of eggs
Mrs. Wee bought 5 trays of eggs. Each tray contained 30 eggs. On her way home she fell and broke 2/5 of the eggs. She used 5/9 of the remaining ...

Sabrina and Samantha worked on weekends
Sabrina and Samantha worked on weekends and holidays. They were paid by the day, not the hour. Each of them earned the same whole number of dollars. Last month Sabrina earned $184 and Samantha earned $207...

Adding Fractions
David had 3/4 of a bottle of water. After a soccer game he drank 7/9 of the ...

Dividing Fractions
Crystal had a bag of marbles. She gave 1/3 of them to Becky and 1/4 of them to Ben. Crystal had 24 marbles ...

Adding Fractions
Martha has a pie. She has diveded it into 12 peices. Her brother ate 1/6 of it, her mom ate 2/3 of it, and her dad ate ...

Multiplying Fractions
Joey's father stops at the gas station to buy gas. the car has a 16 gallon tank and the fuel gauge says there is 3/8 of a tank of ...

Dividing Fractions
Susie had 2/5 of a pie and what's to split it between 2 friends how much pie will she have left?

Multiplication Of Fractions
THERE ARE 40 STUDENTS AT BALI HIGH WHO PLAY STRINGED INSTRUMENTS. OF THESE, 1/4 PLAY VIOLA, 1/5 PLAY CELLO, AND THE REST PLAY ...

Dividing Fractions
16 pies were shared among women at a party. Each woman received 2/5 of a pie. How many women were there at the party

Multiplication Of Fractions
How many yards of material from 24 yards length of cloth remain after 3 pieces, each 3 1/2 yards long, and 5 pieces, each 2 1/4 yards ...

Dividing Fractions
a medication order is for 2 1/4 of a drug to be given three times a day. you have 3/4 tabs in ...

Adding Fractions
mother bought 1/2 kilo of chicken, 1/4 kilo of beef and 3/4 kilo of ...

Adding Fractions
george worked for 3 1/2 hr on saturday for a school project.he worked for 2 3/4 hr on sunday.how many hours did george work over the week

Dividing Fractions
Lawrence owns 20 balls. Four-fifths of the balls are bigger than a baseball and half of those are soccer ...

Dividing Fractions
I have 3/4 of a cake left after a part . I want to give each gues 1/6 of the ...

Division Of Fractions
After a huge party, there are 7 1/2 pizzas left. if the three people who gave the party divided these remaining pizzas equally among themselves, how much pizza did each get

Dividing Fractions
John wants to make 6 window boxes. If each window box uses 2 1/4 ft of ...

Dividing Fractions
if a puppet requires 3/4 yards of material, how many puppets can be made from 9 yards of material

Dividing Fractions
louie spent 2/5 of his total savings of 500.00 to buy a gift for his mother. how much did louie spend on the gft

Multiplying Fractions
ashton and maggie were throwing a party, they invited 20 people and each person got x slices of pizza and 2 cups of ...

Dividing Fractions
A computaerized test allows 2/15 of an hour for each question before it automacatily moves on to the next question. If the test is 2 2/3 hours long, how many questions are on the test

Dividing Fractions
3/4 of college students use the internet more than the library. 9/100 use the library ...

Dividing Fractions
Norberto has 9/10 of a pizza. The pizza will be divided equally among 6 people. How much will each person get

Dividing Fractions
Anna bought a strip of fabric 10 yd long. She needs a 1/13yd piece to make a pillow how many pillows can anna make

Dividing Fractions
The roll of wrapping paper is 20 feet long. If 3 boxes can be wrapped with 1/3/4 feet of wrapping ...

Dividing Fractions
How many pieces of wood each 7 1/2 inches long can be cut from a board that is 45 inches long?

Dividing Fractions
My mommy had 5/6 of a pie. She wants to split the pie into thirds. how many pieces of pir would she have then

Fractions
155,000 labs,3 4/9 times the number of beagles. how many beagles are registered

Fractions
a taxi charges 3.50for the first one-fourth of a mile and 1.25 for each additional one fourth of a ...

Fractions
how many yards of material from a 24-yard length of cloth remain after 3 each 31/2 yards long, and 5 pieces, each 21/4 yards long, are removed

Fractions
gasoline is about $2 per gallon. you use about 1 1/2 gallsons each day driving to and ...

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