Word Problem: Fractions - 2

# Word Problem: Fractions - 2 | Mathematics for Class 3 PDF Download

Q.1. Arya and her sister Yana wanted to make some pasta one weekend.
The first ingredient was garlic. If Arya prepared 5/12 cup of  chopped garlic and Yana prepared 6/12 cup, how much garlic  did they prepare in total?

They prepared 11/12 cup of garlic

Q.2. Arya and her sister Yana wanted to make some pasta one weekend.
Once the preparation was done, they started to cook the ground meat that their father bought. If their dad bought 3/12 kg of ground pork and 8/12 kg of ground beef, how much meat do they have in total?

Their father bought 11/12kg of meat.

Q.3. Arya and her sister Yana wanted to make some pasta one weekend.
Lastly, Arya and Yana prepared the noodles that they will use for the pasta. They wanted to make the dish interesting so while Arya made 4/11 kg of macaroni; Yana prepared 6/11 kg of fettuccine. How much pasta did they prepare in total?

They prepared a total of 10/11kg of pasta.

Q.4. Arya and her sister Yana wanted to make some pasta one weekend.
After preparing the garlic, the two girls started chopping onions. They needed 1x5/7 cups of onions. If their mom already prepared 1 x 1/7  cups, how much more onion do the two have to
prepare?

They have to prepare 4/7 of cup of onions.

Q.5. Arya and her sister Yana wanted to make some pasta one weekend.
When they were done cooking the dry ingredients, they started to make the sauce. If Arya added 4/9 of a quart of tomato sauce  and Yana added 3/9 of a quart of water, how many quarts of sauce will they be able to make?

4/9 + 3/9 = 7/9
They will be able to make 7/9 quarts of sauce.

Q.6. Holly went to the park one sunny spring morning. There, she observed different people, plants, and animals.
The first animals that she noticed were the noisy ducks at the pond. If a quarter of the ducks were not swimming, what is the fraction of the ducks swimming in the pond?

Around 3/4 of the ducks were swimming in the pond.

Q.7. Holly went to the park one sunny spring morning. There, she observed different people, plants, and animals.
She also saw some plants and trees. If 2/12 of the park is covered by tall trees, and 5/12

is covered by smaller trees, what fraction of the park is covered by trees?

2/12 + 5/12 = 7/12
Around 7/12 of the park is covered by trees.

Q.8. Holly went to the park one sunny spring morning. There, she observed different people, plants, and animals.
Before Holly left, she saw some raccoons running with some cake they stole from a picnic basket. If they took 3 x 5/ 6 servings of cake but dropped 3/6 of a serving while running, how much is left for the raccoons to eat?

or simply
The raccoons were left with  servings of cake to eat.

Q.9. Holly went to the park one sunny spring morning. There, she observed different people, plants, and animals.
As Holly looked around, she saw a group of people eating pizza. They had a pizza divided into 8 slices. The men ate 2 slices. The girls ate another 3 slices. What fraction of the pizza did the group eat?

2/8 + 3/8 = 5/8
The group ate 5/8 of the pizza.

Q.10. Holly went to the park one sunny spring morning. There, she observed different people, plants, and animals.
Holly also spotted some kids playing in the sand box. They divided it into 7 parts. If one kid occupied two out the seven parts, what fraction of the sandbox is left for the other kids to occupy?

1 - 2/7 = 7/7 - 2/7 = 5/7
The other kids were left with 5/7 of the sandbox to occupy.

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