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# Mixed Number Word Problems (Grade 5)

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## Mixed Number Word Problems

1.
Last year it rained $2 1/2$ inches in April and $1 1/3$ inches in May. What is the total rainfall for the two months?
1. $2 10/12$ inches
2. $3 2/5$ inches
3. $3 5/6$ inches
4. $3 1/2$ inches
2.
A pitcher contains $3 1/2$ quarts of milk. You pour $1 7/8$ quarts into a smaller pitcher. How many quarts of milk are left in the first pitcher?
1. $1 3/4$ quarts
2. $1 5/8$ quarts
3. $2 5/8$ quarts
4. $2 3/4$ quarts
3.
In one year, Melinda grew $2 1/4$ inches to $48 3/8$ inches. What was her height at the beginning of the year?
1. $50 5/8$ inches
2. $46 1/8$ inches
3. $43 1/2$ inches
4. $21 1/2$ inches
5. $108 27/32$ inches
4.
Andrea is $5 1/2$feet tall. Ralene is $2/3$ foot taller than Andrea. How tall is Ralene?
1. $5 1/3$ feet
2. $5 3/5$ feet
3. $6 1/6$ feet
4. $6$ feet
5.
The following data represents the number of miles four friends walk to school.

Tyrell: $1 3/8$
Jalen: $1 4/5$
Jaden: $1 2/3$
Jerome: $1 8/9$

Based on this data, who walks the farthest distance to school?
1. Jerome
3. Jalen
4. Tyrell
6.
When the Patel family went apple picking, Mr. Patel picked $1 1/2$ bushels, Mrs. Patel picked $3/4$ of a bushel, and their three children picked $1/4$ bushel each. How many bushels of apples did the family pick?

7.
Ali caught a fish that weighed $8 1/2$ pounds. Mike caught a fish that weighed $6 3/4$ pounds. How much more did Ali's fish weigh than Mike's fish?

8.
Jack was running a 5 mile race. He stopped for water after running $2 3/4$ miles. How far was Jack from the finish?

9.
Natalie is parking her camper on a site at a campground. Her camper is $6 2/5$ meters long. The site that Natalie is parking on can fit a camper that is at most, $8 1/2$ meters long.
A.
What is the difference, in meters, between the length of Natalie's camper and the maximum length of a camper that can park on the site?

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B.
A second campsite can fit campers that are $1 5/6$ meters longer than the site Natalie is using. What is the maximum length of a camper that can park on the second campsite?

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