# Fraction Word Problems Worksheet

## Directions

Read each problem carefully and write an equation to solve it. Show your work and simplify your answer when possible.

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1 | If John drinks 3/4 of a gallon of milk and his sister drinks 1/3 of a gallon, how much did they drink altogether? |

2 | A recipe calls for 2/3 cup of flour to make 12 muffins. How much flour is needed to make 24 muffins? |

3 | A pizza is cut into 8 equal slices. If 3/4 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? |

4 | Tim has 2/3 of a pizza left. If he eats 1/4 of what he has left, how much of the pizza did he eat? |

5 | A basketball player makes 2/3 of his free throw shots. If he takes 15 free throws, how many does he make? |

6 | There are 24 students in a class. 2/3 of them are girls. How many boys are in the class? |

7 | A recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups of sugar. If you want to make 1/2 of the recipe, how much sugar do you need? |

8 | A car can travel 1 1/2 miles on 1/4 of a gallon of gas. How far can it travel on a full tank of 12 gallons? |

9 | 2/3 of a number is 8. What is the number? |

10 | A group of friends went out to eat. If the bill came to $48 and they want to leave a 20% tip, how much will each person need to contribute if there are 4 people in the group? |

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11 | A pizza is cut into 6 equal slices. If 2/3 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? |

12 | There are 30 students in a class. 5/6 of them are boys. How many girls are in the class? |

13 | A recipe calls for 3/4 cup of sugar to make 12 cookies. How much sugar is needed to make 24 cookies? |

14 | A car can travel 1 1/4 miles on 1/3 of a gallon of gas. How far can it travel on a full tank of 9 gallons? |

15 | A recipe calls for 3/8 cup of milk to make 6 pancakes. How much milk is needed to make 12 pancakes? |

16 | A group of friends went out to eat. If the bill came to $60 and they want to leave a 15% tip, how much will each person need to contribute if there are 5 people in the group? |

17 | 3/4 of a number is 24. What is the number? |

18 | A pizza is cut into 10 equal slices. If 1/5 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? |

19 | A recipe calls for 2 1/2 cups of flour. If you want to make 1/3 of the recipe, how much flour do you need? |

20 | A car can travel 1 1/2 miles on 1/5 of a gallon of gas. How far can it travel on a full tank of 10 gallons? |

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21 | A recipe calls for 1/2 cup of sugar to make 6 cookies. How much sugar is needed to make 18 cookies? |

22 | 1/3 of a pizza is left. If the pizza originally had 8 slices, how many slices are left? |

23 | A group of friends went out to eat. If the bill came to $75 and they want to leave a 18% tip, how much will each person need to contribute if there are 6 people in the group? |

24 | A recipe calls for 2/3 cup of milk to make 8 pancakes. How much milk is needed to make 32 pancakes? |

25 | A car can travel 1 3/4 miles on 1/2 of a gallon of gas. How far can it travel on a full tank of 14 gallons? |

26 | A recipe calls for 3/4 cup of flour to make 9 muffins. How much flour is needed to make 27 muffins? |

27 | 2/5 of a number is 10. What is the number? |

28 | A pizza is cut into 12 equal slices. If 2/3 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? |

29 | A recipe calls for 2 cups of sugar. If you want to make 1/4 of the recipe, how much sugar do you need? |

30 | A group of friends went out to eat. If the bill came to $90 and they want to leave a 20% tip, how much will each person need to contribute if there are 3 people in the group? |

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31 | A recipe calls for 1 cup of flour to make 8 cookies. How much flour is needed to make 24 cookies? |

32 | A pizza is cut into 8 equal slices. If 1/4 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? |

33 | A group of friends went out to eat. If the bill came to $120 and they want to leave a 25% tip, how much will each person need to contribute if there are 8 people in the group? |

34 | A recipe calls for 2/3 cup of milk to make 12 pancakes. How much milk is needed to make 36 pancakes? |

35 | A car can travel 2 1/4 miles on 3/4 of a gallon of gas. How far can it travel on a full tank of 18 gallons? |

36 | A recipe calls for 1/2 cup of sugar to make 4 cookies. How much sugar is needed to make 12 cookies? |

37 | 4/5 of a number is 16. What is the number? |

38 | A pizza is cut into 6 equal slices. If 1/2 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? |

39 | A recipe calls for 3 cups of flour. If you want to make 1/6 of the recipe, how much flour do you need? |

40 | A group of friends went out to eat. If the bill came to $150 and they want to leave a 20% tip, how much will each person need to contribute if there are 5 people in the group? |

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41 | A recipe calls for 1/4 cup of flour to make 3 cookies. How much flour is needed to make 9 cookies? |

42 | A pizza is cut into 10 equal slices. If 2/5 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? |

43 | A group of friends went out to eat. If the bill came to $80 and they want to leave a 10% tip, how much will each person need to contribute if there are 4 people in the group? |

44 | A recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups of flour to make 18 muffins. How much flour is needed to make 54 muffins? |

45 | A car can travel 1 1/2 miles on 1/3 of a gallon of gas. How far can it travel on a full tank of 9 gallons? |

46 | A recipe calls for 3/4 cup of sugar to make 9 cookies. How much sugar is needed to make 27 cookies? |

47 | 2/7 of a number is 6. What is the number? |

48 | A pizza is cut into 12 equal slices. If 5/6 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? |

49 | A recipe calls for 4 cups of flour. If you want to make 3/8 of the recipe, how much flour do you need? |

50 | A group of friends went out to eat. If the bill came to $100 and they want to leave a 15% tip, how much will each person need to contribute if there are 7 people in the group? |