# fraction

### A cookie recipe uses 10 times as much flour as sugar. If the total amount of these ingredients is 8

A cookie recipe uses 10 times as much flour as sugar. If the total amount of these ingredients is 8 1/4 cups, how much flour and how much sugar...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 6, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If Susie sleeps for 8 hours, what fraction of the day is she asleep?

If Susie sleeps for 8 hours, what fraction of the day is she asleep? A day has 24 hours, so Susie slept 8/24 of a day. Using our fraction...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 21, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### At Falling Creek Middle School, they noticed that 3 out of every 4 buses were on time. If there are

At Falling Creek Middle School, they noticed that 3 out of every 4 buses were on time. If there are a total of 32 buses that drop off at this...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 9, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The 4/7 part of a number is 84 . What is the number?

The 4/7 part of a number is 84 . What is the number? We multiply 4/7 * 84. 7 goes into 84 12 times, so we have: 4 * 12 = 48
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 31, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Adam ate 1/5 of a cake and Matt ate the rest. What fraction did Matt eat

Adam ate 1/5 of a cake and Matt ate the rest. What fraction did Matt eat? The rest of the cake is 1 - 1/5. 1 as a fraction is 5/5. So we have:...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 31, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### There are 50 pairs of pants. One-half of the pants are black. One-fifth of the pants are tan. How ma

There are 50 pairs of pants. One-half of the pants are black. One-fifth of the pants are tan. How many pairs of pants are not black or tan....
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 28, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Crystal is serving pizza at a birthday party for her brother there are 25 people coming to the part

Crystal is serving pizza at a birthday party for her brother there are 25 people coming to the party she wants each each person to have 3 pieces...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 22, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### There are 1 carrot, 3 onions, and 2 potatoes in a sink. What fraction of the vegetables are onions

There are 1 carrot, 3 onions, and 2 potatoes in a sink. What fraction of the vegetables are onions? We have 1 + 3 + 2 = 6 total vegetables....
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 11, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### There is a bag filled with 5 blue, 6 red and 2 green marbles. A marble is taken at random from the b

There is a bag filled with 5 blue, 6 red and 2 green marbles. A marble is taken at random from the bag, the colour is noted and then it is...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 27, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Coles paycheck was \$257.20. He put 25% of it into his savings account and used 1/3 of what was left

Coles paycheck was \$257.20. He put 25% of it into his savings account and used 1/3 of what was left to pay bills. How much money does he have...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 22, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Amanda spent 2/5 of her time after school doing homework and ¼ of her remaining time riding her bike

Amanda spent 2/5 of her time after school doing homework and ¼ of her remaining time riding her bike. If she rode her bike for 45 minutes in a...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 19, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A store owner bought 240 cartons of eggs. The owner sold 5/8 of the eggs and set aside 5 cartons. Ho

A store owner bought 240 cartons of eggs. The owner sold 5/8 of the eggs and set aside 5 cartons. How many cartons of eggs did the owner have left...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 17, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A farmer was 1/3 of his land to grow corn, a quarter of his land to grow lettuce, and 12.5% of his l

A farmer was 1/3 of his land to grow corn, a quarter of his land to grow lettuce, and 12.5% of his land to grow green beans. He uses the remaining...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 31, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Juliana answered 42 times correctly on an 80-item quiz, while her sister Angela answered 21 items co

Juliana answered 42 times correctly on an 80-item quiz, while her sister Angela answered 21 items correctly on a 40-item quiz. Do they have the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 24, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Olivia spends 5 hours a day at school and sleeps for 9 hours a day. What fraction of the day does sh

Olivia spends 5 hours a day at school and sleeps for 9 hours a day. What fraction of the day does she have left for other activities? Write your...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jun 10, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A wood screw advances 1/16 inch for each complete turn. How far will the screw advance in 8 complete

A wood screw advances 1/16 inch for each complete turn. How far will the screw advance in 8 complete turns 1/6 inch per turn x 8 complete turns =...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 8, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Glen got 48 out of 64 correct in his test. What fraction of the marks did he get wrong? Give your a

Glen got 48 out of 64 correct in his test. What fraction of the marks did he get wrong? Give your answer in its simplest form. Glen got 64 - 48...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 11, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests