Math Practice Topic: Fraction Word Problems 2
Description:
Solve word problems that involve fraction multiplication and division. You may need pencil and paper.
Adaptive Learning Progression:
Simple fractions, then mixed fractions, with increasing denominators.

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Sample Levels (out of 6)

Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.  There are 20 teddy bears on a desk and ^{3}/_{4} of them are yellow.
How many teddy bears on the desk are yellow?
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 2.  Mary practices ^{2}/ _{3} hour of baseball each day for 10 days. How many hours of baseball did she practice total?

3.  Sharon uses ^{1}/ _{2} cup of buttermilk to make 2 servings of a recipe. How many cups of buttermilk does each serving need?



Solve. Give the answer in simplest form.
1.  Mary had ^{1}/ _{2} foot of fabric and used ^{3}/ _{8} foot for a costume. What fraction of the fabric did she use?
 2.  Sharon had 1 ^{3}/ _{4} cans of paint and used only ^{8}/ _{10} of that for a poster. How many cans of paint did she use?

3.  In a city, ^{6}/ _{8} of the people own pets. Of those who own pets, ^{3}/ _{4} own cats. What fraction of the people in the city own cats?

