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### Grade 6 - Mathematics3.27 Rational Numbers Word Problems

 Q 1: Peter had 29/4 dollars. He bought a book for 11/2 dollars. How many dollars does he have remaining with him now?4 dollars7/4 dollars7 dollars Q 2: Tim's backpack weighed 7/2 pounds. He added two more books weighing 5/4 pounds and 2/5 pounds respectively. What is the total weight of his bag now?100/20 pounds103/20 pounds103/10 pounds Q 3: A man earned 37/2 dollars in one day. Out of this he spent 23/4 dollars on food, 3/2 dollars on bus fare, and 9/4 dollars on a pen. How many dollars does he have remaining with him now?9 dollars8 dollars9/2 dollars Q 4: Subtract the sum of 33/2 and 26/5 from 46/3 ?56/1515/56-56/15 Q 5: On a certain day, I travelled 37/8 miles by a scooter, 75 miles by a train, and 3/2 miles on foot. What is the total distance I had travelled?8/649 miles150 miles649/8 miles Q 6: The sum of two rational numbers is 17/69. If one of them is 1/23, find the other.14/6969/1412/69 Q 7: Five pieces of satin were cut from one bale of satin. They were 13/2 m, 9/2 m, 63/10 m, 59/10 m, and 107/20 m long. Find their total length.571/20571/10571/2 Q 8: Jacob made 7/2 gallons of fruit punch for a party -- of this 5/4 gallons was consumed. How much fruit punch is remaining now?4 gallons9/4 gallons9 gallons Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!