Grade 6 - Mathematics 4.13 Fractions Word Problems - 3

Directions: Solve the following word problems. Show your work! Also write at least 5 story problems of your own.

Q 1: If four persons split 6 1/2 cans of food equally, how much would each person get? (Hint: 6 1/2 divide by 4) 2 5/8 cans 1 2/5 cans 1 5/8 cans

Q 2: Ron bought 100 shares of Microsoft at $109 3/4 per share and sold them at $116 3/8 per share. How much profit did he make? $662.50 $862.75 $600.50

Q 3: Bob has been steadily losing 1 1/2 pounds a week on his diet. How much weight would he lose in 10 1/2 weeks? (Hint: 1 1/2 x 10 1/2) 15 3/4 pounds 10 3/4 pounds 12 3/4 pounds

Q 4: Tim, John and Mike ordered 2 pizzas and finished them by night. If Tim had 2/3 of a pie and John had 3/4, how much did Mike have? 7/12 of a pizza 3/7 of a pizza 6/13 of a pizza

Q 5: To do an experiment, Sam needed 1/12 of gram of Cobalt. If Mike gave him 1/4 of that amount, how much Cobalt did she give Sam? 1/16 of a gram 1/48 of a gram 1/24 of a gram

Q 6: Tim earns half day of vacation time for every two weeks of work. How much vacation time does he earn for working 6 1/2 weeks? 2 5/8 of a day 1 5/8 of a day 1 1/8 of a day

Q 7: Sally and Molly shared a Pepsi bottle. Sally consumed 3/8 of it and Molly consumed 2/5, how much of Pepsi was left? (Hint: 1 - (3/8 + 2/5)) 31/40 15/40 31/45

Q 8: Suppose it takes 2 1/4 yards of material to make one dress. How many dresses could be made from 900 yard bolt of material? (Hint: 900 divided by 2 1/4) 200 dresses 600 dresses 400 dresses

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