Grade 6 - Mathematics 4.13 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: 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) 15 3/4 pounds 10 3/4 pounds 12 3/4 pounds

Q 2: 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? $662.50 $600.50 $862.75

Q 3: Tim, John and Mike ordered 2 pizzas and finished them by night. If Tim had 2/3 of a pie and John had 3/4, how much did Mike have? 7/12 of a pizza 6/13 of a pizza 3/7 of a pizza

Q 4: 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 cans 1 5/8 cans 2 5/8 cans

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