Fractions: Lesson 11

by Nicole Valens

| 8 Questions1

1

Kim and Courtney share a 16-ounce box of cereal. By the end of the week, Kim has eaten 38 of the box, and Courtney has eaten 14 of the box of cereal. What fraction of the box is left?

2

1

Mathilde has 20 pints of green paint. She uses 25 of it to paint a landscape and 310 of it while painting a clover. She decides that, for her next painting, she will need 14 pints of green paint. How much more paint will she need to buy?

3

1

Jack, Jill, and Bill each carried a 48-ounce bucket full of water down the hill. By the time they reached the bottom, Jack’s bucket was only 34 full, Jill’s was 23 full, and Bill’s was 16 full. How much water did they spill altogether on their way down the hill?

4

1

Mrs. Diaz makes 5 dozen cookies for her class. One-ninth of her 27 students are absent the day she brings the cookies. If she shares the cookies equally among the students who are present, how many cookies will each student get?

5

1

Kim and Courtney share a 16-ounce box of cereal. By the end of the week, Kim has eaten 38 of the box, and Courtney has eaten 14 of the box of cereal. What fraction of the box is left?

6

1

Mathilde has 20 pints of green paint. She uses 25 of it to paint a landscape and 310 of it while painting a clover. She decides that, for her next painting, she will need 14 pints of green paint. How much more paint will she need to buy?

7

1

Jack, Jill, and Bill each carried a 48-ounce bucket full of water down the hill. By the time they reached the bottom, Jack’s bucket was only 34 full, Jill’s was 23 full, and Bill’s was 16 full. How much water did they spill altogether on their way down the hill?

8

1

Mrs. Diaz makes 5 dozen cookies for her class. One-ninth of her 27 students are absent the day she brings the cookies. If she shares the cookies equally among the students who are present, how many cookies will each student get?

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