### Jeffs fraction word problems

Thursday, April 30, 2009
Question #1
One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 3 1/2h each day. She was paid \$9/h.
a) How many hours did Kristi work that week?
3 1/2 x 3/1= 21/2
=10 1/2

Kristi worked 10 and 1/2 hours in the department store.

b) How much did Kristi earn that week?
9/1 x 21/2 =189/2
=94 1/2
=\$94.50

Question #2:

Jupiter completes about 2 2/5 rotations every 24 hours. How many rotations does Jupiter complete in 1 Earth week?

2 2/5 x 7/1 =
12/5 x 7/1 =84/5
=16 4/5

Jupiter completes 16 4/5 rotations around earth every week

Question #3:

A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h?

8 1/2 x 11/3= 68/6
=11 1/3
The sailboat will travel 11 1/3 km

Question #4:
The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours away, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?

3 1/2 x 4/5 = 28/10
=2 8/10
=2 4/5

it would take 2 4/5 of an hour to get to grandma's house.

Question #5:
It takes 3/5 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 work days?

3/5 x 5/1 =15/5
=3/1
=3
it would take 3 tank's of gas every 5 work days.

Question #6:

Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, how old will Owen be?

2 1/4 x 8/1=
2/1 x 8/1= 18/1
= 18
when Robin is 8 Owen will be 18 yrs old

Question #7:

The karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes 3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?

3 1/4 x 3/1 = 39/4
=9 3/4

The club will spend 9 and 3/4 of an hour grading its members.

### Sutchai's Fraction Word Problems

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
6. One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 3 1/2 h each day. She was paid \$9/h.
a) How many hours did Kristi work that week?

b) How much did Kristi earn that week?

7. Jupiter completes about 2 2/5 rotations every 24 hours. How many rotations does Jupiter complete in one Earth week?

8. A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h?

9. The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours away, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?

10. It takes 3/5 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 work days?

11. Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, how old will Owen be?

12. The karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes 3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need the gym in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?

### Maeddah's and Hanbit's Multiplying Fractions

Question 8
A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h? Show your thinking.
The sailboat will travel 11 2/6 km/h far.

Question 9
The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours awy, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?
It will take 2 4/5 hours if you travel at the same speed.

Question 10
It takes 3/4 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 days?
3 tanks of gas is used over 5 days.

Question 11
Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, how old will Owen be?
Owen will be 18 years old when Robin celebrates his 8th birthday.
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### Melanee's and Sequoia's Questions

6. One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 31/2 h each day. She was paid \$9/h.

a) How many hours did Kristi work that week? Show your thinking.

Kristi worked 10 ½ hours that week.

b) How much did Kristi earn that week?

Kristi earned \$94.50 that week.

9. The distance to grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1 /2 hours away, how long is it going to take to get to Grandma's house's house if you travel at the same speed.

It will take 2 4/5 hours to get to Grandma's house

11. Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebraed his 8th birthday, how old would Owen be?

12. The karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes 3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need the gym in the order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?

This is all... i hope Sequoia does her part...

### Sean and Casey's Fraction Word Problems

Sean's Questions

6) One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 3 1/2 hours each day. She was paid \$9 an hour.
a) how many hours did Kristi work that week?

b) how much did Kristi earn that week?

7) Jupiter completes about 2 2/5 rotations every 24 hours. How many rotations does Jupiter complete in one Earth week?

12) the karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes 3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need the gym in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?

### Brenden's Math Questions

Question 1)

A) 3 1/2 x 3/1=

7/2 x 3/1=

=2 1/2

=10 1/2

She worked 10 1/2 hours.

B)9/1 x 2 1/2= 189/2

=94 1/2

94.50

she earned 94.50 \$

Question 2)

8 1/2 x 11/3=

17/2 x 4/3= 68/6

=112/6

=11/3

Question 3)

3 1/2 x 4/5

7/2 x 4/5= 28/10
=2 8/10
=2 4/5

It took over 2 4/5 hours to get to grandmas.

Question 4)

3/5 x 5/1= 5/5

=3/1

=3

5 tanks of gas are used over 5 work days.

### Jordan's Fraction Word Problems

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Questions:

6. One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 3 1/2 h each day. She was paid \$9/h.

a) How many hours did Kristi work that week? Show your thinking.
3 ½ x 3
3 x 2 + 1 = 7/2
7/2 x 3 = 21/2
21/2=
10 ½
Kristi worked 10 ½ hours that week.

b) How much did Kristi earn that week?

10 ½ x 9 = 94 ½
Kristi earned \$94.50 that week.
7. Jupiter completes about 2 2/5 rotations every 24 hours (an Earth day). How many rotations does Jupiter complete in one Earth week? Show your thinking.
2 2/5 = 12/5
12/5 x 7/1 = 16 4/5
Jupiter completes 16 4/5 rotations in one Earth week.
8. A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h? Show your thinking.

8 1/2 x 1/3
17/2 x 4/3 = 68/6 = 11 1/3
The sailboat will travel 11 1/3 km/h.
9. The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours away, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?
4/5 x 1/2
4/5 x 7/2 = 28/10
28/10 = 2 4/5
It will take 2 4/5 hours to get to Grandma's house.
10. It takes 3/5 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 work days? Show your thinking.
3/5 x 5/1 = 15/5
15/5 = 3
3 tanks of gas are used over 5 work days.
11. Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, how old will Owen be?
1/4 x 8/1
9/4 x 8/1 = 72/4 = 18
Owen will be 18 years old.

12. The karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes 3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need the gym in the order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?
1/4 x 3/1
13/4 x 3/1 = 39/9 = 9 3/4
The karate club will need 9 3/4 hours to process 3 groups of 4 candidates.

### Ronnie's Fraction Word Problems

Question 6: One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 3 1/2h each day. She was paid \$9/h.

a) How many hours did Kristi work that week?
b) How much did Kristi earn that week?

Question 7: Jupiter completes about 2 2/5 rotations every 24 hours. How many rotations does Jupiter complete in 1 Earth week?

Question 8: A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h?

Question 9: The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours away, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?

Question 10: It takes 3/5 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 work days?

Question 11: Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, how old will Owen be?

Question 12: The karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?

### Tracy and Gelli's Fraction Word Problems

These are Tracy's questions and answers from our Fraction Word Problems:
Question # 1:
One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 3 1/2 h each day.
She was paid \$9/h.

a) How many hours did Kristi work that week? Show your thinking.
Answer: Kristi worked for 10 1/2 hours that week.
b) How much did Kristi earn that week?

Answer: Kristi earned \$94.50 that week.

Question # 2:
Jupiter completes about 2 2/5 rotations every 24 hours (an Earth day.) How many rotations does Jupiter complete in one Earth week? Show your thinking.

Answer: Jupiter completes 16 4/5 rotations around earth in 1 year.
Question # 3:
A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h? Show your thinking.

Answer: The sailboat will travel 11 1/3 km/h.

These are Gelli's questions and answers from our Fraction Word Problems:

Question # 5:
The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours away, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?

It will take 2 4/5 to get to Grandma's house by traveling at the same speed.

Question # 6:

It takes 3/5 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 work days? Show your thinking.
The amount of gas that is used for 5 work days is 3.

Question # 7:
Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, how old will Owen be?
When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, Owen will be 18 years old.

Question # 8:

The karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes 3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need the gym in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?
The club will need the gym for 9 3/4 in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each.

### Krissia's Fraction Word Problems

6. One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 3 1/2 h each day. She was paid \$9/h. a) How many hours did Kristi work that week? Show your thinking.
Kristi worked for 10 1/2 hours that week.

b) How much did Kristi earn that week?
Kristi earned \$94.50 that week.

a)

b)

7. Jupiter completes about 2 2/5 rotations every 24 hours (an Earth day). How many rotations does Jupiter complete in one Earth week? Show your thinking.

Answer: Jupiter completed 16 4/5 rotations in one Earth week.

8. A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h? Show your thinking.

Answer: The sailboat will travel 11 2/6 km/h.

9. The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours away, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed? Answer: It would take 2 8/10 hours to get to grandma's house.

10. It takes 3/5 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 work days? Show your thinking. Answer: 3 tanks of gas are used over 5 work days.

11. Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th birthday, how old will Owen be? Answer : Owen will be 18 years old.

12. The karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes 3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need the gym in the order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each? Answer : The club will need 9 3/4 in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates.

### Joseph's Fraction Word Problems

Question #1:
One week, Kristi worked 3 days at a department store for 3 1/2h each day. She was paid \$9/h.
a) How many hours did Kristi work that week?

b) How much did Kristi earn that week?

Question #2:

Jupiter completes about 2 2/5 rotations every 24 hours. How many rotations does Jupiter complete in 1 Earth week?

Question #3:

A sailboat is sailing at 8 1/2 km/h. If the weather conditions and the current do not change, how far will the sailboat travel in 1 1/3 h?

Question #4:
The distance to Grandma's house is 4/5 of the distance to Uncle Glen's house. If Uncle Glen's house is 3 1/2 hours away, how long will it take to get to Grandma's house if you travel at the same speed?

Question #5:
It takes 3/5 of a tank of gas to get to work and back each day. How much gas is used over 5 work days?

Question #6:

Owen is 2 1/4 times as old as Robin. When Robin celebrates his 8th bday, how old will Owen be?

Question #7:

The karate club is arranging a grading for its members. It takes3 1/4 hours to test a group of 4 candidates. How long will the club need in order to process 3 groups of 4 candidates each?