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

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

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

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

Q 6: 30/9 -- express in the simplest form. 10/3 3/10 10/6

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