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Fraction Word Problems (Grade 5)

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Fraction Word Problems

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. [math]1/3[/math]
  2. [math]1/5[/math]
  3. [math]1/7[/math]
  4. [math]1/10[/math]
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?
  1. [math]1/2[/math]
  2. [math]1/4[/math]
  3. [math]1/8[/math]
  4. [math]1/16[/math]
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?
  1. 2 bins
  2. 3 bins
  3. 4 bins
  4. 6 bins
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?
  1. [math]1/2[/math]
  2. [math]1/4[/math]
  3. [math]1/12[/math]
  4. [math]1/13[/math]
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?
  1. [math]1/3[/math]
  2. [math]2/3[/math]
  3. [math]1/6[/math]
  4. [math]5/6[/math]
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?
  1. [math]1/9[/math] pound
  2. [math]1/12[/math] pound
  3. [math]4/27[/math] pound
  4. [math]4/36[/math] pound
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?
  1. 2 hours
  2. 4 hours
  3. 6 hours
  4. 8 hours
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?
  1. 2 servings
  2. 3 servings
  3. 4 servings
  4. 5 servings
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?
  1. 5 bushels
  2. 10 bushels
  3. 15 bushels
  4. 20 bushels
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?
  1. 6 square yards
  2. 7 square yards
  3. 42 square yards
  4. 49 square yards
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