Word Problems
Multiply/Divide Fractions
Who you calling improper!
100

Zachary jogged 2 7/10 miles on Monday and 2 1/4 miles on Tuesday. How many miles did Zachary jog over those two days?

What is 4 19/20.

100
5/8 + 4/5
What is 1 17/40
100
What is the rule for multiplying fractions
What is: if needed turn fraction into improper. Multiply numerators, multiply denominators.
100
Change to mixed number 15/2
What is 7 1/2
100

3/8 + 4/8

7/8

200

Tracy walked 7 1/2 miles to school today. Her shoelaces came untied after 4 3/10 miles. Tracy stopped to tie her shoelaces. How many miles did Tracy walk after tying her shoelaces?

What is 3 1/5?

200
1 1/2 + 3/4=
What is 2 1/4?
200
What is the rule for dividing fractions
What is multiply the first fraction by the RECIPROCAL of the second fraction (flip and multiply)
200

Change to improper fraction 31 2/3

What is 95/3?

200

6/5 + 9/5

3

300

Of the students at Vineyard Middle School, 7/10 of them are in 6-7th grade. Of the students in 6-7th grade, 3/5 of them wore Air Force 1s today. What fraction of the students at VMS in 6-7th grade wore tennis shoes today?

What is 21/50?

300

State the rule for adding or subtracting fractions that do not have common denominators

find a common denominator, create equivalent fractions, and then add or subtract the numerators.

300
5 2/3 x 4 1/2?
What is 25 1/2
300
Change to mixed number. 43/4
What is 10 3/4
300

2 1/5 + 3 4/5

6

400

The half-marathon is 13 1/10 of a mile. After the starting point there are water stations each 3/4 of a mile including at the finish line. How many water stops are there in all? (whole number only)

What is 17?

400
4 1/4 - 2 7/8=
What is 1 3/8
400

2/3 x 4/6?

4/9

400
Change to a improper fraction. 6 2/5
What is 32/5
400

2 1/4 + 8 1/4

10 1/2

500

There are 786 people who attended the VMS back-to-school event last week. Mrs. Rose said that 1/4 of those people also will go to the first volleyball game. What is the best estimate for the number of people that will go to the volleyball game?

What is between 196-200

500
9/10 - 3/4?
What is 3/20
500
4/5 / 2/3
What is 6/5 or 1 1/5
500
Change to a mixed number. 25/3
What is 8 1/3
500

12 1/7 + 3 3/7

15 4/7

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