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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation
5.22 Mixed Fractions: Word Problems

Directions: Solve the following problems. Also write at least 5 word problems of your own.
Q 1: Elma bought a fabric 43 1/8 yards long. She purchased 22 5/8 yards more. How many yards does she have altogether?
65 1/2
65 3/4
65 1/4

Q 2: Robin had a board 7 3/4 feet long. She cut 1 1/2 feet from the board. How much is left?
6 1/2
6 1/4
5 3/4

Q 3: Sally weighs 78 3/4 pounds. Donna weighs 78 7/16 pounds. Which student weighs more?

Q 4: 30/9 -- express in the simplest form.

Q 5: Greg needed 4 5/8 square yards of cloth, but he bought 4 3/4 square yards. Did he buy enough?

Q 6: Peter is 5 6/7 feet tall. His friend, Harry is 5 3/4 feet tall. Who is taller?
they are of same height

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