Grade 6 - Mathematics 3.27 Rational Numbers Word Problems

Q 1: The sum of two rational numbers is 15/16. If one of them is 121/112, find the other. -1/7 1/7 7/1

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? 103/10 pounds 103/20 pounds 100/20 pounds

Q 3: Peter had 29/4 dollars. He bought a book for 11/2 dollars. How many dollars does he have remaining with him now? 7/4 dollars 7 dollars 4 dollars

Q 4: 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? 12/19 hours 19/12 hours 19/12 minutes

Q 5: 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. 571/2 571/10 571/20

Q 6: 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? 9/4 gallons 9 gallons 4 gallons

Q 7: The sum of two rational numbers is 17/69. If one of them is 1/23, find the other. 69/14 14/69 12/69

Q 8: 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 dollars 9/2 dollars

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