Improper Fractions

Mixed Numbers

Word Problems

100

4 2/5 × 2 4/5

308/25

100

5 × 3 1/6

15 5/6

100

Theo makes a cake that requires 2 1/3 cups of flour. How much flour does Theo need to make six cakes? Write a multiplication equation to model the problem.

6 X 2 1/3= 14 cups

200

1 1/4 × 2 1/3

35/12

200

1 3/4 × 7/8

49/32

200

A rare beetle is discovered in the tropics. It measures approximately 3/4 inch long and 1/3 inch wide. The researchers that discover the beetle make a poster of it using a scale factor of 24. Find the length and width of the beetle on the poster.

18 in. long and 8 in. wide

300

3 2/3 × 1 1/2 =

33/6

300

3 X 2/3

2

300

Louisiana became the 18th state in 1812. A hundred years later, there were exactly 2 2/3 times as many states when Arizona became the newest state. How many states there were after Arizona became a state?

48 States

400

2 1/6 × 2 3/4 =

143/24

400

2/3 X 6 2/5

4 4/15

400

Tomato juice is sold in small cans containing 6 1/5 fluid ounces. How many fluid ounces are in a 6-pack of tomato juice? Write a multiplication equation to model the problem.

6 1/5 X 6= 186/5 or 37 1/5 fl oz.

500

8 1/2 X 5 3/4

391/8

500

7 X 2 1/2

17 1/2

500

Bella is reading a series of books. She finished reading the second book in the series in 6 1/2 hours. The third book is 1 1/2 times as long as the second book. How long should Bella expect to spend reading the third book?

9 3/4 hours

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