# I - Fraction Word Problems

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Fraction quiz with word problems, adding and subtracting fractions, equivalent fractions

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• 1.
Kelly spent 1/2 of her money on a DVD.  She spent 1/6 of her money on a new popcorn maker. What fraction of her money did Kelly spend all together?
• A.

2/8 of her money

• B.

2/3 of her money

• C.

1/4 of her money

• D.

4/6 of her money

• 2.
Jamie bought a roll of tape that measured 1 meter in length.  He used 1/4 of the tape to wrap his hockey stick.  He used 1/8 of the tape to fix a whole in his hockey bag. What fraction of the tape was left?
• A.

1/2 meter

• B.

3/8 meter

• C.

5/8 meter

• D.

1/4 meter

• 3.
Mrs. Smith bought 24 markers.  7 markers had green ink. 15 markers had red ink. The rest had black ink.  What fraction of the markers had black ink?
• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

• 4.
Mark and Chris had an equal number of chocolate bars.  Mark ate 1/5 of his chocolate bars. Chris ate 1/4 of his chocolate bars.  Who has more chocolate bars left?
• A.

Mark

• B.

Chris

• 5.
40 students made the student council.  5/8 of the students were girls. How many boys made student council?
• A.

25 boys

• B.

15 boys

• C.

10 boys

• D.

20 boys

• 6.
Holly completed the race in 2  1/2 hours.  Mary completed the same  race in 3  1/4 hours. How much longer did Mary take to complete the race than Holly?
• A.

1/4 hour

• B.

3/4 hour

• C.

1/2 hour

• D.

1/6 hour

• 7.
Hank went to the cider mill.  The cost for one pound of apples is 1 1/2 dollars.  How much would it cost for 3 pounds of apples?
• A.

3 1/2 dollars

• B.

3 1/4 dollars

• C.

4 1/2 dollars

• D.

2 3/4 dollars

• 8.
Lydia ate 4/5 of a pizza. Mark ate 1/10 of a pizza. How much pizza did they eat all together?
• A.

8/10 of a pizza

• B.

5/15 of a pizza

• C.

9/10 of a pizza

• D.

4/50 of a pizza

• 9.
John got 5/8 of the test correct.  Zach got 4/5 of the test correct.  Who scored better on the test?
• A.

John

• B.

Zach

• 10.
Mrs. Estes baked brownies.  She ate 1/12 of the brownies in the pan and gave 7/12 of the brownies in the pan to her neighbor.  What fraction of the brownies in the pan were left?
• A.

1/3 pan of brownies

• B.

1/4 pan of brownies

• C.

6/12 pan of brownies

• D.

5/6 pan of brownies