Directions: Solve the following word problems. Show your work! Also write at least 5 story problems of your own.

Q 1: 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? 14 pounds 10 pounds 12 pounds

Q 2: 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? 1/24 of a gram 1/48 of a gram 1/16 of a gram

Q 3: 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)) 1 1/2 cakes 1/2 cake 3/4 cake

Q 4: Sally and Molly shared a Pepsi bottle. Sally consumed 3/8 of it and Molly consumed 2/5, how much of Pepsi was left? (Hint: 1 - (3/8 + 2/5)) 15/40 31/40 31/45

Q 5: 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) 600 dresses 400 dresses 200 dresses

Q 6: 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 $862.75 $662.50

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