Multiply and Divide Fractions Word Problems Exercises

 Site: Saylor Academy Course: RWM101: Foundations of Real World Math Book: Multiply and Divide Fractions Word Problems Exercises
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Description

Complete this assessment to practice word problems that include multiplying and dividing fractions. Be sure to check your answers.

Problems

1. Carlos spent $1 \dfrac{1}{4}$ hours doing his math homework. He spent $1 \dfrac{1}{4}$ as much time practicing piano.

How many hours did Carlos spend practicing piano?

______ hours

2. Eric has started running for exercise. He recorded the number of kilometers he ran each day this week in the table below.

On Monday, Eric ran $\dfrac{5}{7}$ of the distance that he ran on Friday.

Fill in the number of kilometers that Eric ran on Monday in the table below.

 Day Number of kilometers run Monday _____ Wednesday $1 \dfrac{1}{2}$ Friday $\dfrac{9}{10}$

3. Talia spent $\dfrac{3}{4}$ of this week's allowance on candy. Of the money she spent on candy, $\dfrac{5}{6}$ was spent on gummy bears.

What fraction of this week's allowance did Talia spend on gummy bears?

_____ of this week's allowance

4. A punch bowl had $2 \dfrac{1}{2}$ liters of juice in it. Liam drank $\dfrac{1}{3}$ of the juice in the bowl.

How many liters of juice did Liam drink?

_____ of a liter

1. Carlos spent $1 \dfrac{9}{16}$ hours practicing piano.
2. Eric ran $\dfrac{9}{14}$ of a kilometer on Monday.
3. Talia spent $\dfrac{5}{8}$ of this week's allowance on gummy bears.
4. Liam drank $\dfrac{5}{6}$ of a liter of juice.