# fraction

### -1 3/5 divided by -2/3

-1 3/5 divided by -2/3 We write this as: -1&3/5 / 2/3 Using our fraction division calculator, we get: 12/5
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### A fair die is rolled. What is the probability of rolling a 3 or a 6?

A fair die is rolled. What is the probability of rolling a 3 or a 6? P(3 or 6) can be written as: P(3) + P(6) A fair die means all faces have an...
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### Scott and Dylan both leave the park at the same time, but in opposite directions. If Scott travels 1

Scott and Dylan both leave the park at the same time, but in opposite directions. If Scott travels 12 mph and Dylan travels 19 mph, how long until...
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### 3 students share 2 pizzas. How much of a pizza does each student get

3 students share 2 pizzas. How much of a pizza does each student get? Pizzas per student = 2/3
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### 5/12 of a circle what measure in degrees

5/12 of a circle what measure in degrees A circle measures 360 degrees. We multiply as follows: 5/12 * 360 = 150 degrees
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### A company has 12,600 employees. Of these, 1/4 drive alone to work, 1/6 car pool, 1/8 use public tran

A company has 12,600 employees. Of these, 1/4 drive alone to work, 1/6 car pool, 1/8 use public transportation, 1/9 cycle, and the remainder use...
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### 1/3 of students at a school are boys. If there are 600 students at the school, how many are girls?

1/3 of students at a school are boys. If there are 600 students at the school, how many are girls? If 1/3 are boys, then the number of boys is:...
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### Arthur had \$90. He spent \$40 and gave \$20 to his brother. What fraction of Arthur's money is left

Arthur had \$90. He spent \$40 and gave \$20 to his brother. What fraction of Arthur's money is left? Arthur starts with \$90. He gives away \$40, so...
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### 5 girls share 4 sandwiches. What fraction of the sandwich does each girl get

5 girls share 4 sandwiches. What fraction of the sandwich does each girl get? We want to know sandwiches per girls. So we divide: 4 sandwiches...
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### 12 students want pancakes and 14 students want waffles. What is the ratio of the number of students

12 students want pancakes and 14 students want waffles. What is the ratio of the number of students who want pancakes to the total number of...
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### 3/4 of the students went skiing.there are 24 students in the class. How’s many went?

3/4 of the students went skiing.there are 24 students in the class. How’s many went? We want 3/4 of 24. We type 3/4 of 24 into our search engine...
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### 5/8 Of a class are boys. what fraction of the class are girls

5/8 Of a class are boys. what fraction of the class are girls? The total class equals 1. Since 5/8 are boys, we subtract 5/8 from 1: 1 - 5/8 But...
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### Four fifths of 300

Four fifths of 300. Multiply 4/5 by 300: 4(300)/5 1200/5 Simplifying this fraction, we get: 240
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### One fifth of the square of a number

One fifth of the square of a number We have an algebraic expression. Let's break this into parts. The phrase a number means an arbitrary...
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### A spinner has 10 equally sized sections, 2 are gray 8 are blue. The spinner is spun twice. What is t

A spinner has 10 equally sized sections, 2 are gray 8 are blue. The spinner is spun twice. What is the probability that the first spin lands on...
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### Today is my birthday! Four-fifths of my current age is greater than three-quarters of my age one yea

Today is my birthday! Four-fifths of my current age is greater than three-quarters of my age one year from now. Given that my age is an integer...
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### A restaurant chain sells 15,000 pizzas each month, and 70% of the pizzas are topped with pepperoni.

A restaurant chain sells 15,000 pizzas each month, and 70% of the pizzas are topped with pepperoni. Of these, 2/3 also have peppers. How many...
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### Sergeant U has 360 rounds of ammunition to distribute to Lance Corporal (LCpl) F, Lance Corporal (LC

Sergeant U has 360 rounds of ammunition to distribute to Lance Corporal (LCpl) F, Lance Corporal (LCpl) M and Lance Corporal (LCpl) Z in the ratio...
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