# Fraction Word Problems (Grade 5)

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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?

- [math]1/3[/math]
- [math]1/5[/math]
- [math]1/7[/math]
- [math]1/10[/math]

2.

Aldo had [math]1/2[/math] 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?

- [math]1/2[/math]
- [math]1/4[/math]
- [math]1/8[/math]
- [math]1/16[/math]

3.

Max and Sammy are collecting empty soda cans for a can drive. Max collects 8 bins of cans. If Sammy collects [math]1/4[/math] as many bins of cans as Max, how many bins does Sammy collect?

- 2 bins
- 3 bins
- 4 bins
- 6 bins

4.

Natasha has [math]1/3[/math] 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?

- [math]1/2[/math]
- [math]1/4[/math]
- [math]1/12[/math]
- [math]1/13[/math]

5.

A grocery store clerk divides [math]1/2[/math] crate of oranges between 3 shelves. What fraction of the crate of oranges did the clerk place on each shelf?

- [math]1/3[/math]
- [math]2/3[/math]
- [math]1/6[/math]
- [math]5/6[/math]

6.

Darcy uses [math]3/4[/math] 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?

- [math]1/9[/math] pound
- [math]1/12[/math] pound
- [math]4/27[/math] pound
- [math]4/36[/math] pound

7.

Caleb studied math 4 hours this week. Alexis spent [math]1/2[/math] the time that Caleb did studying math. How many hours did Alexis study math this week?

- 2 hours
- 4 hours
- 6 hours
- 8 hours

8.

Grace eats 6 serving of fruits each day. Her brother Craig eats [math]2/3[/math] the servings of fruit each day as Grace. How many servings of fruit does Craig eat each day?

- 2 servings
- 3 servings
- 4 servings
- 5 servings

9.

Mac's Apple Orchard sold 25 bushels of apples on Saturday. On Monday, the orchard sold [math]3/5[/math] as many apples as on Saturday. How many bushels of apples did Mac's Apple Orchard sell on Monday?

- 5 bushels
- 10 bushels
- 15 bushels
- 20 bushels

10.

Ms. Thayer is planting a flower garden. The garden is 7 yards long by [math]6/7[/math] yard wide. What is the area of the garden?

- 6 square yards
- 7 square yards
- 42 square yards
- 49 square yards

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