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### Grade 6 - Mathematics4.13 Fractions Word Problems - 3

 Directions: Solve the following word problems. Show your work! Also write at least 5 story problems of your own.
 Q 1: At Sally's party, there were four cakes. Each guest ate 1/8 of a cake. How much cake was left over if there were 20 guests? (Hint: 4 - (20 x 1/8))3/4 cake1/2 cake1 1/2 cakes Q 2: Suppose it takes 2 1/4 yards of material to make one dress. How many dresses could be made from 900 yard bolt of material? (Hint: 900 divided by 2 1/4)400 dresses200 dresses600 dresses Q 3: Bob has been steadily losing 1 1/2 pounds a week on his diet. How much weight would he lose in 10 1/2 weeks? (Hint: 1 1/2 x 10 1/2)10 3/4 pounds15 3/4 pounds12 3/4 pounds Q 4: Tim earns half day of vacation time for every two weeks of work. How much vacation time does he earn for working 6 1/2 weeks?2 5/8 of a day1 5/8 of a day1 1/8 of a day Q 5: Ron bought 100 shares of Microsoft at \$109 3/4 per share and sold them at \$116 3/8 per share. How much profit did he make?\$600.50\$662.50\$862.75 Q 6: Harry went on a diet and lost 4 1/2 pounds the first week, 3 1/2 the second week, 3 1/4 the third week and 2 3/4 the fourth week. How much weight did he lose during the four weeks he dieted?12 pounds10 pounds14 pounds Q 7: To do an experiment, Sam needed 1/12 of gram of Cobalt. If Mike gave him 1/4 of that amount, how much Cobalt did she give Sam?1/16 of a gram1/48 of a gram1/24 of a gram Q 8: If four persons split 6 1/2 cans of food equally, how much would each person get? (Hint: 6 1/2 divide by 4)1 2/5 cans2 5/8 cans1 5/8 cans Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!

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