These fraction word problems are great for ages 10 and older who are looking to improve their fraction skills. The questions include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems with each question accompanied by a solution and explanation to aid learning.
16
12 ÷ 3/4 can also be written as:
12 x 4/3 which is 48/3
48/3 = 16
1 and a half oranges
6 / 4 = 1.5
Therefore 1 and a half oranges each.
5
Three-quarters is 3/4
3/4 x 20 = 15
Therefore 15 slices are eaten
20 - 15 = 5 slices are left
100
2/5 can also be written as 0.4
And 100 times by 0.4 would give us 40
8
Write this in numbers and then solve:
1/5 * 40 = 8
1/6
2 of the 12 birds flew away
2/12 = 1/6
3
1/2 x 6 = 3
150 cm
You can break this into two calculations:
2 x 60 = 120
And
1/2 x 60 = 30
Add these together 120 + 30 = 150
6
⅙ x 36 = 6 This can also be written as 36/6 = 6
350
1/6 x 420 = 70 steps
He must, therefore, have 420 - 70 = 350 steps left