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*COMMON P5 MATH FRACTION WORD PROBLEMS*

*COMMON P5 MATH FRACTION WORD PROBLEMS*

March 11, 2017

1) Equality Fractions

QUESTION: 2/5 of Tom's card is equal to 1/4 of Mary's cards. If Mary has 30 more cards than Tom, how many cards does Tom have?

SOLUTION:

2) BRANCHING

QUESTION:

2A) Tom spent 3/5 of her money on a rocking chair. If 1/4 of the remainder was $180, how much did she have at first?

SOLUTION:

2B) 2/5 of the students in a class are boys. 1/3 of the girls wore glasses and 4/7 of the boys did not wear glasses. If there were 12 boys who wore classes, find out how many girls did not wear glasses.

SOLUTION:

3) Repeated identity

Tom had 2/3 as many sweets as Mary. Ahmad had 1/4 as many sweets as Tom. If Ahmad had 30 fewer sweets than Mary, How many sweets did the three children have altogether?

SOLUTION:

4) Branching or Model

Tom spent $1500 of his salary on a laptop. He spent 1/3 of the remainder on food and saved the rest. If he saved 1/4 of his salary, How much was Tom's salary?