# Mixed Numbers and Fractions Word Problems Worksheet

Instructions: Solve the following problems. Write your answers as mixed numbers or in simplest fraction form.

Problem | Answer |
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1. A pizza has 12 slices. If Sally ate 2/3 of the pizza, how many slices did she eat? | |

2. If 3/4 of a class of 24 students are present, how many students are absent? | |

3. A recipe calls for 2 1/4 cups of flour. If you only have 1/2 cup measuring cup, how many times will you need to fill it to get the needed amount of flour? | |

4. A bag of candy has 3 1/2 pounds of candy. If you want to divide the candy equally among 5 friends, how many pounds of candy will each friend get? | |

5. A board is 8 3/4 feet long. If you need to cut it into 2 1/2 foot sections, how many sections will you get? | |

6. If 2/3 of a tank is filled with gas and the tank can hold 18 gallons, how many gallons of gas are in the tank? | |

7. A recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups of sugar, but you only want to make half of the recipe. How much sugar will you need? | |

8. A runner jogs 2 1/4 miles on Monday and 3 5/8 miles on Tuesday. How many miles did the runner jog in total? | |

9. A carpenter has a board that is 12 1/2 feet long. If he wants to cut it into 3 equal pieces, how long will each piece be? | |

10. A pizza has 16 slices. If 3/4 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? | |

11. A recipe calls for 2 2/3 cups of milk. If you only have a 1/3 cup measuring cup, how many times will you need to fill it to get the needed amount of milk? | |

12. A car can travel 24 1/2 miles on one gallon of gas. How far can the car travel on 5 gallons of gas? | |

13. A recipe calls for 1 3/4 teaspoons of salt. If you want to make half of the recipe, how much salt will you need? | |

14. A board is 9 1/4 feet long. If you need to cut it into 3 1/2 foot sections, how many sections will you get? | |

15. A runner jogs 2 3/4 miles on Monday and 4 1/2 miles on Tuesday. How many miles did the runner jog in total? | |

16. A cake recipe calls for 2 1/2 cups of flour, but you only have 3/4 cup measuring cup. How many times will you need to fill it to get the needed amount of flour? | |

17. A bag of candy has 5 1/2 pounds of candy. If you want to divide the candy equally among 4 friends, how many pounds of candy will each friend get? | |

18. A recipe calls for 3 1/3 cups of sugar. If you only want to make half of the recipe, how much sugar will you need? | |

19. A board is 7 1/2 feet long. If you need to cut it into 2 1/4 foot sections, how many sections will you get? | |

20. A pizza has 10 slices. If 5/8 of the pizza is eaten, how many slices are left? | |

21. A recipe calls for 2 1/2 cups of milk. If you only have a 1/4 cup measuring cup, how many times will you need to fill it to get the needed amount of milk? | |

22. A car can travel 19 3/4 miles on one gallon of gas. How far can the car travel on 3 gallons of gas? | |

23. A recipe calls for 2/3 of a cup of flour. If you only want to make 1/3 of the recipe, how much flour will you need? | |

24. A board is 8 1/4 feet long. If you need to cut it into 3 foot sections, how many sections will you get? | |

25. A runner jogs 3 1/4 miles on Monday and 2 3/4 miles on Tuesday. How many miles did the runner jog in total? |

End of the worksheet.