
Total number of students = 40 Number of boys = 23 Fraction of boys = 23/40 Answer: 23/40
Example: Ann spends $45.60 on books, $ 12.36 on dolls and $35.78 on miscellaneous. How much did he spend in total?
Example: Sam has 3 1/2 pencils and Ron has 10/4 pencils. Who has more pencils?
Example: Spencer painted 2/3 of the wall space in his room. His sister Madison helped
and painted 1/3 of the wall space. How much did they paint together?
Example: The teacher taught 3/5th of the book, Mike revised 1/5th more on his own. How much does he still have to revise? Directions: Solve the following word problems. Also write at least 5 examples of your own. 