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## Sample Problems For Fraction Word Problems 2

### Complexity=4, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   There are 6 cups at a party and 1/2 are green. How many cups at the party are not green?
 cups
2.   There are 24 pairs of pants in a closet and 2/4 are white. How many pairs of pants in the closet are not white?
 pairs of pants

### Complexity=8, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   There are 30 teddy bears on a shelf and 1/3 are red. How many teddy bears on the shelf are red?
 teddy bears
2.   A recipe calls for 2/6 kilogram of oranges per serving. How many kilograms of oranges are needed to make 10 servings?
 kilograms

### Complexity=12, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Mary uses 55/6 kilograms of apples to make 7 servings of a recipe. How many kilograms of apples does each serving need?
 kilograms
2.   Jose uses 9/10 pound of jelly beans to make 9 servings of a recipe. How many pounds of jelly beans does each serving need?
 pounds

### Complexity=4, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Jose had 3/4 can of paint and used only 1/3 of that for a project. How many cans of paint did he use?
 cans
2.   In a cafe, 1/3 of the diners order drinks. Of those who order drinks, 2/4 order lemonade. What fraction of the diners in the cafe order lemonade?

### Complexity=8, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   Jennifer had 3/8 meter of beads and used only 3/7 of that for a costume. How many meters of beads did she use?
 meters
2.   Sharon had 35/8 gallons of paint and used only 7/8 of that for a poster. How many gallons of paint did she use?
 gallons

### Complexity=12, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.   John had 36/7 gallons of paint and used 113/14 gallons for a poster. What fraction of the paint did he use? 2.   Sharon had 13/5 cans of paint and used only 7/12 of that for an art project. How many cans of paint did she use?
 cans

### Complexity=4, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1There are 6 cups at a party and 1/2 are green. How many cups at the party are not green?
 cups
Solution
6 * (1 -
 12
) = 6 *
 12
= 3
2There are 24 pairs of pants in a closet and 2/4 are white. How many pairs of pants in the closet are not white?
 pairs of pants
Solution
24 * (1 -
 24
) = 24 *
 12
= 12

### Complexity=8, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1There are 30 teddy bears on a shelf and 1/3 are red. How many teddy bears on the shelf are red?
 teddy bears
Solution
30 *
 13
= 10
2A recipe calls for 2/6 kilogram of oranges per serving. How many kilograms of oranges are needed to make 10 servings?
 kilograms
Solution
 26
* 10 =
 3 13

### Complexity=12, Mode=simple

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Mary uses 55/6 kilograms of apples to make 7 servings of a recipe. How many kilograms of apples does each serving need?
 kilograms
Solution
 5 56
÷ 7 =
 56
2Jose uses 9/10 pound of jelly beans to make 9 servings of a recipe. How many pounds of jelly beans does each serving need?
 pounds
Solution
 910
÷ 9 =
 110

### Complexity=4, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Jose had 3/4 can of paint and used only 1/3 of that for a project. How many cans of paint did he use?
 cans
Solution
 34
*
 13
=
 14
2In a cafe, 1/3 of the diners order drinks. Of those who order drinks, 2/4 order lemonade. What fraction of the diners in the cafe order lemonade?
Solution
 13
*
 24
=
 16

### Complexity=8, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1Jennifer had 3/8 meter of beads and used only 3/7 of that for a costume. How many meters of beads did she use?
 meters
Solution
 38
*
 37
=
 956
2Sharon had 35/8 gallons of paint and used only 7/8 of that for a poster. How many gallons of paint did she use?
 gallons
Solution
 3 58
*
 78
=
 3 1164

### Complexity=12, Mode=mixed

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1John had 36/7 gallons of paint and used 113/14 gallons for a poster. What fraction of the paint did he use?
Solution
 1 1314
÷
 3 67
=
 24
 24
=
 12