# fraction

### Sara earns \$6000 more than 1/3 of Claudia's yearly salary. If Claudia's salary is n, what is Sara's

Sara earns \$6000 more than 1/3 of Claudia's yearly salary. If Claudia's salary is n, what is Sara's salary? 1/3 Claudia's salary: n/3 6000 more...
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### If sound travels 1/5 of a mile in one second, how many miles does it travel in 1/5 of a second?

If sound travels 1/5 of a mile in one second, how many miles does it travel in 1/5 of a second? 1/5 mile / second * 1/5 second = 1/25 of a mile
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### Jon earned money baby-sitting. He spent 1/4 of the money on a guitar and then he gave 1/4 of what wa

Jon earned money baby-sitting. He spent 1/4 of the money on a guitar and then he gave 1/4 of what was left to charity. If he has \$108 left, how...
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### A board must be cut into three pieces that are the same length. If it takes five minutes for each cu

A board must be cut into three pieces that are the same length. If it takes five minutes for each cut, how long will it take to saw the board into...
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### The sound from a thunderstorm travels approximately 1/5 of a mile in one second. How far will the so

The sound from a thunderstorm travels approximately 1/5 of a mile in one second. How far will the sound travel in 18.6 seconds? 1/5 mile per...
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### If it takes 6 hours to paint 5/7 of a truck, how long will it take to paint the whole truck?

If it takes 6 hours to paint 5/7 of a truck, how long will it take to paint the whole truck? 6 hours / 5/7 = 42/5 hours or 8 & 2/5 hours
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### If Juan spent \$1.28 for ground beef that cost \$1.92 per pound, how much ground beef did Juan buy?

If Juan spent \$1.28 for ground beef that cost \$1.92 per pound, how much ground beef did Juan buy? Calculate unit rate: \$1.28 / \$1.92 per pound =...
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### How many 2/4 pound pieces can be cut from a giant 1200 pound thumbnail?

How many 2/4 pound pieces can be cut from a giant 1200 pound thumbnail? Using a fraction: 1200 pounds of meatball / 3/4 pound pieces = 1,600...
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### Kartek bought 86 pizzas for a school party. If there are 516 people at his school, how much pizza sh

Kartek bought 86 pizzas for a school party. If there are 516 people at his school, how much pizza should each person get? Setup unit slices: 86...
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### Eight workers dug 3/8 of a tunnel in 10 days. If they need to finish the remaining 5/8 of the tunnel

Eight workers dug 3/8 of a tunnel in 10 days. If they need to finish the remaining 5/8 of the tunnel in 3 & 1/3 days, how many more workers must...
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### Anna paints a fence in 4 hours wile her brother paints it in 5 hours. If they work together, how lon

Anna paints a fence in 4 hours wile her brother paints it in 5 hours. If they work together, how long will it take them to paint the fence? Set...
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### A construction crew must build a road in 10 months or they will be penalized \$500,000. It took 10 wo

A construction crew must build a road in 10 months or they will be penalized \$500,000. It took 10 workers 6 months to build half of the road. How...
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### Brandon can shovel his sidewalk in 8 minutes, while his brother can shovel the walk in 12 minutes. I

Brandon can shovel his sidewalk in 8 minutes, while his brother can shovel the walk in 12 minutes. If they work together, how long will it take...
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### It takes 3 city snowplows 14 hours to clear 500 miles of road. If the city wants the 500 miles of ro

It takes 3 city snowplows 14 hours to clear 500 miles of road. If the city wants the 500 miles of road to be cleared in 6 hours, how many...
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### When the drain is closed, a swimming pool can be filled in 4 hours. When the drain is opened, it tak

When the drain is closed, a swimming pool can be filled in 4 hours. When the drain is opened, it takes 5 hours to empty the pool. The pool is...
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### When the water is turned on, a bathtub will be filled in 12 minutes. When the drain is opened it tak

When the water is turned on, a bathtub will be filled in 12 minutes. When the drain is opened it takes 20 minutes for the tub to drain. If the...
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### Michelle can paint one car in 2 hours. It takes Tyler 3 hours to paint the same car while Colton tak

Michelle can paint one car in 2 hours. It takes Tyler 3 hours to paint the same car while Colton takes 6 hours to paint the car. If they all work...
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