FRACTION WORD PROBLEM





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Question 1

A fruit merchant bought mangoes in bulk. He sold ⅝ of the mangoes. 1/16 of the mangoes were spoiled. 300 mangoes remained with him. How many mangoes did he buy?

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Question 2

A family requires 2 ½ liters of milk per day.How much milk would family require in a month of 31 days?

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Question 3

A ream of paper weighs 12 ½ kg What is the weight per quire, if 20 quire make one ream?

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Question 4

It was Richard's birthday.He distributed 6 kg of sweets among her friends.If he gave ⅛  kg of sweet to each.How many friends there?

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Question 5

6 students went on a picnic.One student agreed to bear half of the expenses. The remaining 5 students shared the remaining expenses equally. What fraction of the expenses does each of 5 students pay?

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Question 6

I have 2 ½ times money that David has. If i have $100,how much money does David have?

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Question 7

In a basket there are two kinds of sweet packets. There are 7 packets of the first kind each weighing 1 ¼ kg and 9 packets of the second kind each weighing ¾ . What is the total weight of the sweets in the basket?

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Question 8

How many half-liter bottles can be filled from a can containing 37 ½ liter of milk?

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Question 9

A gentleman bought 200 liter of milk for a function. ⅘ of it was used for preparing sweets. ¾ of the remaining milk was used for preparing coffee. How much of the milk remained.

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Question 10

Two thirds of a tank can be filled in 18 minutes. How many minutes will it require to fill the whole tank?

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Question 11

A clerk works 4 ½ in the morning and 2 ⅘ hours in the afternoon. Find how many hours does she work each day?

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Question 12

Mary had  4 ⅘ m of lace. She used 3m of a lace for a hand kerchief. How much lace did she have left?

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Question 13

An artist took  1 ½ hours to paint one picture. He took 1 ⅙ hours to paint another picture. How much time did he take to paint both pictures?

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Question 14

John had 5 ½ tins of paint. After painting a hall, he had 2 ¾ tins  of paint left. How many tins of paint did he use?

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Question 15

A brick of weights  2 ½ kg .A stone is 1 kg lighter than the brick. Find the weight of the stone required.

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Question 16

Mary used 1 ¾ bars of chocolate to make a cake. She used 1 ⅜ bars of chocolate to make a pudding.How many bars of chocolate did she use altogether?

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Question 17

A pen is 13 ⅝ cm long. A pencil is  9 ½ cm long. Find the difference in length.

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Question 18

Jennifer made 4 cakes for a class party. The pupils  ate  2 ½  cakes. How much cakes was left over?

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Question 19

Peter spends 3 ½ hours for doing his home work,3 hours for reading novels and 1 ¾ hours for playing games. How much time does he spend in all?

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Question 20

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Peter bought 1 ⅛ m of iron wire and 2 ⅔ m of copper wire. How much wire did he buy altogether?

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