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Grade 6 - Mathematics
3.27 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 dollars
7/4 dollars
7 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 pounds
103/20 pounds
103/10 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 dollars
8 dollars
9/2 dollars

Q 4: Subtract the sum of 33/2 and 26/5 from 46/3 ?
56/15
15/56
-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 miles
150 miles
649/8 miles

Q 6: The sum of two rational numbers is 17/69. If one of them is 1/23, find the other.
14/69
69/14
12/69

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.
571/20
571/10
571/2

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 gallons
9/4 gallons
9 gallons

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