# 6th Grade Math Fractions Word Problems

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# Fractions Word Problems

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# Sixth Grade: Fractions Word Problems

Band practice lasted 1 1/4 hours
Band practice lasted 1 1/4 hours. Two thirds of the time was spent ...
If Micheal spent 3/4 of his money
If Micheal spent 3/4 of his money to buy 5/6 of his building ...
You have 9/4 cup of jelly worms
You have 9/4 cup of jelly worms and a recipe that calls for 1/2 cup of jelly ...
3/4 of people use internet
3/4 of people use internet and 9/100 use library. How many times more people use internet
Judy has 8 candy bars
Judy has 8 candy bars. She wants to give 1/3 of a candy bar to everyone in her ...
One pizza has 8 slices
One pizza has 8 slices. Deanna ate 2 ...
I have 6546/7326 cup of sugar
I have 6546/7326 cup of sugar. i used 4325/7326...
Students were asked to choose their favorite subject. If 1/4 of the students chose history and  3/8 chose ...
Peter took a trip of 7 7/8 miles
Peter took a trip of 7 7/8 miles and used 3 1/2 gallons of gas ...
A tailor needs 32/3 yards of material
A tailor needs 32/3 yards of material to make a ...
Cheer practice is 2 1/2 hours long
Cheer practice is 2 1/2 hours long. Cheer practice is split up into two groups, 'cheering and dancing', and 'stunting'...
There were 108 flowers
There were 108 flowers. 4/9 of the flowers bloomed.
How many did not ...
The coach bought 5 pizzas for the party
The coach bought 5 pizzas for the party. The team members ate 7/8 of ...
The Robinsons family drove
The Robinsons family drove for 4000 miles. This was 4/5 the distance the Jones family ...
The total cost of a radio and a camera
The total cost of a radio and a camera is \$1650. If the radio costs 4/7 as much as the ...
Josey is ordering pizza for the classroom
Josey is ordering pizza for the classroom. There are 14 people in the classs. She wants to buy enough pizza so that each person could have 1/3 ...
One fourth of the guests gathered in the living room
One fourth of the guests gathered in the living room. What fraction of the guests did not gather in the living ...
Amirah is babysitting
Amirah is babysitting her neighbor's cats for an hour a day. She earned \$100 in 4 ...
Joe has 3 boxes of candles
Joe has 3 boxes of candles. Each box has 4 candels. Another box is not filled fully but has only 2 ...
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 ...
You had 42 bananas but you ate 7 of ...
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 ...
3 3/4 hours to travel
3 3/4 hours to travel from Laketon to High Falls. If you leave Laketon at 10:25...
The first 1/5 mile path
The first 1/5 mile path of a 3/4 mile path through a rose garden is paved with ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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...
One-fifth of Ed`s Auto sales last year
One-fifth of Ed's Auto sales last year were new customers. If 600 cars were sold to new ...