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Fraction Word Problems

1.
On Monday a team of street sweepers cleaned 1/2 of a city block. Tuesday, the team cleaned 1/5 as many blocks as on Monday. What fraction of a city block did the street sweepers clean on Tuesday?
1. $1/3$
2. $1/5$
3. $1/7$
4. $1/10$
2.
Aldo had $1/2$ pound of pepperoni. He divided the pepperoni evenly on a pizza with 8 slices. How many pounds of pepperoni did Aldo put on each slice of pizza?
1. $1/2$
2. $1/4$
3. $1/8$
4. $1/16$
3.
Max and Sammy are collecting empty soda cans for a can drive. Max collects 8 bins of cans. If Sammy collects $1/4$ as many bins of cans as Max, how many bins does Sammy collect?
1. 2 bins
2. 3 bins
3. 4 bins
4. 6 bins
4.
Natasha has $1/3$ gallon of water to water her plants. If she has 4 plants and wants to give each the same amount of water, what fraction of a gallon of water does each plant receive?
1. $1/2$
2. $1/4$
3. $1/12$
4. $1/13$
5.
A grocery store clerk divides $1/2$ crate of oranges between 3 shelves. What fraction of the crate of oranges did the clerk place on each shelf?
1. $1/3$
2. $2/3$
3. $1/6$
4. $5/6$
6.
Darcy uses $3/4$ pound of flour to make 9 pretzels. Each pretzel was made with the same amount of flour. How much flour was used in each pretzel?
1. $1/9$ pound
2. $1/12$ pound
3. $4/27$ pound
4. $4/36$ pound
7.
Caleb studied math 4 hours this week. Alexis spent $1/2$ the time that Caleb did studying math. How many hours did Alexis study math this week?
1. 2 hours
2. 4 hours
3. 6 hours
4. 8 hours
8.
Grace eats 6 serving of fruits each day. Her brother Craig eats $2/3$ the servings of fruit each day as Grace. How many servings of fruit does Craig eat each day?
1. 2 servings
2. 3 servings
3. 4 servings
4. 5 servings
9.
Mac's Apple Orchard sold 25 bushels of apples on Saturday. On Monday, the orchard sold $3/5$ as many apples as on Saturday. How many bushels of apples did Mac's Apple Orchard sell on Monday?
1. 5 bushels
2. 10 bushels
3. 15 bushels
4. 20 bushels
10.
Ms. Thayer is planting a flower garden. The garden is 7 yards long by $6/7$ yard wide. What is the area of the garden?
1. 6 square yards
2. 7 square yards
3. 42 square yards
4. 49 square yards
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