Fraction Word Problems

Many students find fractions word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on fractions to help you better understand fractions.

Addition Of Fractions Word Problems

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Division Of Fractions Word Problems

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Multiplication Of Fractions Word Problems

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Simplifying Fractions Word Problems

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Subtraction Of Fractions Word Problems

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Equivalent Fractions Word Problems

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Proper Fractions Word Problems

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Improper Fractions Word Problems

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Denominator Word Problems

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Numerator Word Problems

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Operations With Fractions Word Problems

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Converting Percents To Fractions Word Problems

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Converting Fractions To Percents Word Problems

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Converting Fractions To Decimals Word Problems

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Converting Decimals To Fractions Word Problems

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Like Fractions Word Problems

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Unlike Fractions Word Problems

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Reducing Fractions Word Problems

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Complex Fractions Word Problems

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Converting Mixed Numbers To Fractions Word Problems

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Are you looking for fractions word problems? TuLyn is the right place. We have tens of word problems on fractions and hundreds on other math topics.

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Fractions Word Problems

  • 3 3/4 hours to travel (#1266)
    3 3/4 hours to travel from Laketon to High Falls. If you leave Laketon at 10:25...
    numbers, number sense, numerator, fractions
  • 3/4 of people use internet (#932)
    3/4 of people use internet and 9/100 use library. How many times more people use internet
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • A tailor needs 32/3 yards of material (#2581)
    A tailor needs 32/3 yards of material to make a ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations, number sense, numbers
  • Adding Fractions (#7317)
    David had 3/4 of a bottle of water.  After a soccer game he drank 7/9 of the ...
    adding fractions, addition of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, addition, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Adding Fractions (#7529)
    Martha has a pie. She has diveded it into 12 peices. Her brother ate 1/6 of it, her mom ate 2/3 of it, and her dad ate ...
    adding fractions, addition of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, addition, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Adding Fractions (#7943)
    mother bought 1/2 kilo of chicken, 1/4 kilo of beef and 3/4 kilo of ...
    adding fractions, addition of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, addition, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Adding Fractions (#8931)
    george worked for 3 1/2 hr on saturday for a school project.he worked for 2 3/4 hr on sunday.how many hours did george work over the week
    adding fractions, addition of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, addition, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Amirah is babysitting (#275)
    Amirah is babysitting her neighbor's cats for an hour a day. She earned $100 in 4 ...
    simplifying fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Band practice lasted 1 1/4 hours (#252)
    Band practice lasted 1 1/4 hours. Two thirds of the time was spent ...
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, multiplication, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Cheer practice is 2 1/2 hours long (#1021)
    Cheer practice is 2 1/2 hours long. Cheer practice is split up into two groups, 'cheering and dancing', and 'stunting'...
    arithmetic operations, operations, numbers, multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, multiplication, operations with fractions, number sense
  • Dividing Fractions (#4923)
    how many boards 4 5/8 in. wide will it take to cover a floor 222 ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#5617)
    Crystal had a bag of marbles. She gave 1/3 of them to Becky and 1/4 of them to Ben. Crystal had 24 marbles ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#5789)
    Susie had 2/5 of a pie and what's to split it between 2 friends how much pie will she have left?
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#6629)
    a medication order is for 2 1/4 of a drug to be given three times a day. you have 3/4 tabs in ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#6875)
    16 pies were shared among women at a party. Each woman received 2/5 of a pie. How many women were there at the party
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#6923)
    How many "quarter-pounders" can be ade from 12 lb of ground beef?
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#7137)
    I have 1/3 of a brownie. If 5/6 of a brownie fills one ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#7592)
    louie spent 2/5  of his total savings of 500.00 to buy a gift for his mother. how much did louie spend on the gft
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#7715)
    Lawrence owns 20 balls. Four-fifths of the balls are bigger than a baseball and half of those are soccer ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#7769)
    Karen has 4 cups of ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#7876)
    Marsha read 1/2 of a book. 3/4 of that reading was done at ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#8067)
    A computaerized test allows 2/15 of an hour for each question before it automacatily moves on to the next question. If the test is 2 2/3 hours long, how many questions are on the test
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#8102)
    if a puppet requires 3/4 yards of material, how many puppets can be made from 9 yards of material
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#8103)
    John wants to make 6 window boxes. If each window box uses 2 1/4 ft of ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#8471)
    A bullentin board is 56 inches wids and 36 inches ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#8634)
    I have 3/4 of a cake left after a part .  I want to give each gues 1/6 of the ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#8674)
    3/4 of college students use the internet more than the library.  9/100 use the library ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#8773)
    The roll of wrapping paper is 20 feet long. If 3 boxes can be wrapped with 1/3/4 feet of wrapping ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#9291)
    Anna bought a strip of fabric 10 yd long. She needs a 1/13yd piece to make a pillow how many pillows can anna make
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#9973)
    Norberto has 9/10 of a pizza. The pizza will be divided equally among 6 people. How much will each person get
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#10113)
    a class of 3o kids is selling boxes of ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#10280)
    How many 3/4-foot lengths are in a 2 1/2 foot long rope?
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#10530)
    How many pieces of wood each 7 1/2 inches long can be cut from a board that is 45 inches long?
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#10589)
    My mommy had 5/6 of a pie. She wants to split the pie into thirds. how many pieces of pir would she have then
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations, number sense, numbers
  • Dividing Fractions (#10591)
    Kirsten has 3/4 hour left to finish 5 math problems on the ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations, number sense, numbers
  • Dividing Fractions (#10607)
    A Farmer hauled in 120 bales of hay. Each of his cows ate 1 1/4 ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Dividing Fractions (#10720)
    joe has 4 out of 10 candy canes and splits it with all his ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Division Of Fractions (#4755)
    After a huge party, there are 7 1/2 pizzas left. if the three people who gave the party divided these remaining pizzas equally among themselves, how much pizza did each get
    operations with fractions, division, fractions, division of fractions, operations, arithmetic operations, number sense, numbers
  • Division Of Fractions (#4623)
    in a bag containing 207 apples 4\9 are green how many are ripe
    division of fractions, fractions, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations, number sense, numbers
  • Farmer Joe has some chickens (#2570)
    Farmer Joe has some chickens. 1/3 of the chickens are roosters. 3/5 of the remaining were hens. There were 30 ...
    fractions, numbers, number sense
  • Four friends share a pizza (#873)
    Four friends share a pizza. Maria ate one-third ,Ally and Mindy each ate one-frourth of the pizza and Bethany ate one-sixth.
    A. into how many equal slices did they need to cut the pizza?  
    ...
    number sense, fractions, numbers
  • Fractions (#6763)
    155,000 labs,3 4/9 times the number of beagles. how many beagles are registered
    fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Fractions (#7320)
    how many yards of material from a 24-yard length of cloth remain after 3 each 31/2 yards long, and 5 pieces, each 21/4 yards long, are removed
    fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Fractions (#8425)
    a taxi charges 3.50for the first one-fourth of a mile and 1.25 for each additional one fourth of a ...
    fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Fractions (#10679)
    gasoline is about $2 per gallon. you use about 1 1/2 gallsons each day driving to and ...
    fractions, number sense, numbers
  • I have 6546/7326 cup of sugar (#266)
    I have 6546/7326 cup of sugar. i used 4325/7326...
    subtracting like fractions, like fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, subtraction of fractions, subtraction, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • If Micheal spent 3/4 of his money (#1616)
    If Micheal spent 3/4 of his money to buy 5/6 of his building ...
    arithmetic operations, operations, operations with fractions, division, dividing fractions, fractions, division of fractions, proportions, number sense, numbers
  • Improper Fractions (#7666)
    Joe Smith buys 100 shares of Apple Stock at $55 3/ 5 ...
    improper fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Improper Fractions (#9112)
    Stanley had 27 wrestling matches. He won 3/4 more than he ...
    improper fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Joe has 3 boxes of candles (#3059)
    Joe has 3 boxes of candles. Each box has 4 candels. Another box is not filled fully but has only 2 ...
    improper fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Josey is ordering pizza for the classroom (#1437)
    Josey is ordering pizza for the classroom. There are 14 people in the classs. She wants to buy enough pizza so that each person could have 1/3 ...
    improper fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Judy has 8 candy bars (#1709)
    Judy has 8 candy bars. She wants to give 1/3 of a candy bar to everyone in her ...
    operations, dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, arithmetic operations, division, operations with fractions
  • Julia bought 3 boxes of candles (#419)
    Julia bought 3 boxes of candles. Each box contained 4 candles. She kept 2 candles, gave the rest to Mary and told her to give half of them to ...
    improper fractions, fractions, numbers, number sense
  • Mrs. Wee bought 5 trays of eggs (#606)
    Mrs. Wee bought 5 trays of eggs. Each tray contained 30 eggs.  On her way home she fell and broke 2/5 of the eggs.  She used 5/9 of the remaining ...
    numbers, number sense, fractions
  • Multiplication Of Fractions (#5226)
    How many yards of material from 24 yards length of cloth remain after 3 pieces, each 3 1/2 yards long,  and 5 pieces, each 2 1/4 yards ...
    arithmetic operations, operations, multiplication of fractions, fractions, multiplication, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Multiplication Of Fractions (#6510)
    THERE ARE 40 STUDENTS AT BALI HIGH WHO PLAY STRINGED INSTRUMENTS. OF THESE, 1/4 PLAY VIOLA, 1/5 PLAY CELLO, AND THE REST PLAY ...
    multiplication of fractions, fractions, multiplication, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Multiplying Fractions (#7921)
    Joey's father stops at the gas station to buy gas.  the car has a 16 gallon tank and the fuel gauge says there is 3/8 of a tank of ...
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, multiplication, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Multiplying Fractions (#9113)
    ashton and maggie were throwing a party, they invited 20 people and each person got x slices of pizza and 2 cups of ...
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, multiplication, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Multiplying Fractions (#9387)
    Suppose you have 15 $1 bills.You use 1/5  of the $1 bills to buy a ...
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, multiplication, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Multiplying Fractions (#9446)
    Betty has 1/7 yard of ribbon she used 1/6 of it how much yards is left
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, multiplication, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Multiplying Fractions (#9559)
    Sarah read 1/4 of a book in 5/3 ...
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, multiplication, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Multiplying Fractions (#9838)
    kay has 6 ...
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, multiplication, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Multiplying Fractions (#9882)
    Sarah has twenty-seven books on her desk.  A third of the books are ...
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, multiplication, operations with fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • One fourth of the guests gathered in the living room (#1846)
    One fourth of the guests gathered in the living room. What fraction of the guests did not gather in the living ...
    converting fractions to percents, fractions, percents, improper fractions, number sense, numbers
  • One pizza has 8 slices (#3254)
    One pizza has 8 slices. Deanna ate 2 ...
    multiplying fractions, multiplication of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, multiplication, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • One-fifth of Ed`s Auto sales last year (#3114)
    One-fifth of Ed's Auto sales last year were new customers. If 600 cars were sold to new ...
    numbers, number sense, fractions
  • Operations With Fractions (#6627)
    5/10 of students drink choclate milk 2/5 drink white mite how many drink strawberry
    operations with fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, arithmetic operations
  • Peter took a trip of 7 7/8 miles (#740)
    Peter took a trip of 7 7/8 miles and used 3 1/2 gallons of gas ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • Rodney is putting away test tubes (#374)
    Rodney is putting away test tubes in science class. He has 50 test tubes and 12 will fit on each rack. How many rack racks will rodney ...
    improper fractions, fractions, numbers, number sense
  • Sabrina and Samantha worked on weekends (#356)
    Sabrina and Samantha worked on weekends and holidays. They were paid by the day, not the hour. Each of them earned the same whole number of dollars. Last month Sabrina earned $184 and Samantha earned $207...
    fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Sarah spends 1/4 of her income (#3083)
    Sarah spends 1/4 of her income for transportation, 1/6 of her income for food, and 1/3 of her other income for rent and ...
    simplifying fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers
  • Students were asked to choose (#924)
    Students were asked to choose their favorite subject. If 1/4 of the students chose history and  3/8 chose ...
    arithmetic operations, operations, addition, fractions, addition of fractions, adding fractions, number sense, numbers, operations with fractions
  • The coach bought 5 pizzas for the party (#1780)
    The coach bought 5 pizzas for the party. The team members ate 7/8 of ...
    operations with fractions, subtraction, fractions, subtraction of fractions, number sense, numbers, operations, arithmetic operations
  • The first 1/5 mile path (#680)
    The first 1/5 mile path of a 3/4 mile path through a rose garden is paved with ...
    numbers, fractions, unlike fractions, number sense
  • The Robinsons family drove (#775)
    The Robinsons family drove for 4000 miles. This was 4/5 the distance the Jones family ...
    numbers, dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations
  • The total cost of a radio and a camera (#2374)
    The total cost of a radio and a camera is $1650. If the radio costs 4/7 as much as the ...
    fractions, numbers, fractional equations, equations, number sense
  • There were 108 flowers (#1834)
    There were 108 flowers. 4/9 of the flowers bloomed.
    How many did not ...
    arithmetic operations, fractions, division of fractions, dividing fractions, operations, number sense, numbers, operations with fractions, division
  • You had 42 bananas (#1312)
    You had 42 bananas but you ate 7 of ...
    number sense, improper fractions, fractions, numbers
  • You have 9/4 cup of jelly worms (#475)
    You have 9/4 cup of jelly worms and a recipe that calls for 1/2 cup of jelly ...
    dividing fractions, division of fractions, fractions, number sense, numbers, division, operations with fractions, operations, arithmetic operations

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Many students find fractions word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on fractions to help you better understand fractions.