Grade 6 - Mathematics 3.27 Rational Numbers Word Problems

Q 1: 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 2: 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? 8 dollars 9/2 dollars 9 dollars

Q 3: The sum of two rational numbers is 17/69. If one of them is 1/23, find the other. 14/69 12/69 69/14

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

Q 5: 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? 103/10 pounds 103/20 pounds 100/20 pounds

Q 6: 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 649/8 miles 150 miles

Q 7: 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 8: A movie lasted for 7/3 hours -- of this 3/4 hours was used for showing advertisements, news, and trailers. What is the duration of the actual movie? 19/12 hours 12/19 hours 19/12 minutes

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