Grade 6 - Mathematics 6.15 Mixed Fractions: Word Problems

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

Q 1: Greg needed 4 5/8 square yards of cloth, but he bought 4 3/4 square yards. Did he buy enough? no yes

Q 2: Elma bought a fabric 43 1/8 yards long. She purchased 22 5/8 yards more. How many yards does she have altogether? 65 1/2 65 3/4 65 1/4

Q 3: What is the whole number that is needed to make 1 = ?/3 true? 2 4 3

Q 4: Dan measured the distance between his house and a local library to be 6 4/5 miles. However, a street map shows the same distance to be 6 6/10. Which of the following choices is correct? both the distances are same the map shows shorter distance the map shows longer distance

Q 5: Peter is 5 6/7 feet tall. His friend, Harry is 5 3/4 feet tall. Who is taller? they are of same height Peter Harry

Q 6: Robin had a board 7 3/4 feet long. She cut 1 1/2 feet from the board. How much is left? 6 1/4 6 1/2 5 3/4

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