Date: May 14, 2023

# Fraction Word Problems Worksheet

## Directions

Problem
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?
Problem
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?
Problem
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?
Problem
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?
Problem
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?