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FRUIT Leon brought a bag of fruit to his afterschool meeting. 

There were 4 apples, 3 bananas, and 6 pears in the bag. What fraction of the fruit were bananas? 

2

SHIRTS Carla bought 5 new sweatshirts. Three sweatshirts were 

red, 1 sweatshirt was blue, and 1 sweatshirt was green. What fraction of the sweatshirts were blue? 

What fraction of the sweatshirts were red? 

3

BALLOONS Angie bought the following balloons for the party: 

R
RR YY
B
B
B
G
G

B


G
What fraction of the balloons are blue? 

What fraction of the balloons are red? 

What fraction of the balloons are not green? 

4

SCHOOL Savannah brought 20 muffins to share at snack time. She 

gave 12 muffins to the students and 3 muffins to the teachers. What fraction of the muffins did Savannah give out? 

5

PUZZLES I am a fraction that has a denominator of 7 and a 
numerator of 3. What fraction am I?
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SCHOOL
Cory read
1
12
the same book. He read
read more pages?
of a book over a weekend. Rogelio has
1
8
of the book over the weekend. Who
HOBBIES
Maggie and her mother are making scrapbooks of their
1
5
of her scrapbook. Her
of her scrapbook. Who has finished more of
vacation at the beach. Maggie has finished
mother has finished
1
4
her scrapbook?
GARDENING
The picture is a diagram of Luis’s garden. He
planted flowers in the shaded part of the garden.
In what fraction of the garden are flowers planted?
Luis, Ben, and James are on a basketball team. They
scored the most goals in the last game. Luis scored 1 goal every 15 minutes of the game. Ben scored 1 goal every 20 minutes of the game. James scored 1 goal every 10 minutes of the game. Who scored the most goals?
BASKETBALL
FOOD
Ms. Kim cut a pizza into 5 slices.
1
5
Hannah ate
the pizza to show how many pieces Hannah ate.
of the pizza. Shade the picture of
COOKING
Miriam baked cookies to share with her friends. Tom
1
7
of the cookies. Jenna ate
1
6
of the cookies. Miriam ate
ate
cookies. Who ate the least amount of cookies?
1
9
of the
1
of the
week in Denver,
Topeka, Kansas. Where did he spend the least amount of time?
CALENDAR
Mr. Jamison travels for business. He spent
1
5
of the week in Chicago, and
1
8
3
of the week in
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DESSERT 
Jenna baked apple pies for a family reunion. Each pie 
was cut into 9 pieces. Her family ate 28 pieces of pie. Write the number of pies Jenna’s family ate as an improper fraction and as a mixed number. 

2

SNACKS 
Jamal had a bag of oranges to share with his friends. 
He divided each orange into four equal pieces. Sixteen orange sections were eaten. How many whole oranges did Jamal and his friends eat? 

3

HOBBIES 
Michele used strips of wood to make square picture 
frames. Each strip of wood was of equal length. She cut each strip into 7 equal pieces and used a total of 20 pieces for the frames. Write the number of strips of wood Michele used as an improper fraction and as a mixed number. 

4

PACKAGING 
Carlotta bought boxes of snack bars at the grocery 
store. Each box contained 6 snack bars. During the week, her family ate 15 snack bars. How many whole boxes of snack bars did her family eat? 

5

PACKAGING 
Henry bought 3 packs of tomatoes to make salsa. 
Each pack has 4 tomatoes in it. He used a total of 9 tomatoes. Write the number of packs of tomatoes Henry used as an improper fraction and as a mixed number. 

6

PICNICS 
Mrs. Meyers bought three jugs of lemonade for a school 
picnic. Each jug contained 16 cups of lemonade. Students drank a total of 39 cups of lemonade at the picnic. Write the number of jugs of lemonade the students drank as an improper fraction and as a mixed number.
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Rachel and Lionel each knit a scarf 60 inches long. The
scarves are shown below. What fraction of Rachel’s scarf is white?
What fraction of Lionel’s scarf is white? Do Rachel and Lionel have equal amounts of white in their scarves? Explain.
KNITTING
Lionel’s Scarf
John cut his 12inch submarine sandwich into 12 equal
pieces. He ate 2 pieces. Juanita cut her 12inch submarine sandwich into 6 equal pieces. She ate the same amount as John. How many pieces of her sandwich did Juanita eat?
LUNCH
DESSERT
John’s Sandwich
Juanita’s Sandwich
Sylvia made a blueberry pie and cut it into 6 pieces.
Thelma made a blueberry pie and cut it into 12 pieces. The pies
were the same size. How many pieces of Thelma’s pie equal 2 pieces of Sylvia’s pie?
BASEBALL
Anton and Julian both pitched in Friday’s little league
game. Anton threw 45 pitches of which 18 were strikes. Julian threw 40 pitches of which 16 were strikes. Who threw the greater fraction of strikes in Friday’s game? Explain your answer.
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MUSIC
Chris practiced three songs on his trumpet. The lengths of
the songs are shown in the table below. Which song has the greatest length?
Songs 

Name 
Length (min.) 

5 

Jubilee Rag 
6 

3 

Trumpet March 
4 

1 

Climb High 
2 

1 

Maria bought 
2 
pound of white potatoes, 
3
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SHOPPING
pound
8 7 pounds of sweet potatoes. Which kind of
of red potatoes, and
potato weighed the least?
HARVEST
Three friends went to a farm to pick strawberries.
The table shows the amount each person picked. Who picked the greatest amount of strawberries?
Strawberries Picked 

Name 
Weight (kg) 
7 

Lionel 
8 
5 

Duncan 
6 
3 

Jorge 
4 
PIZZA
Three friends each ordered a small cheese pizza for lunch.
4
9
of her pizza. Sharona ate
3
8
Carolina ate
1
3
of her pizza. Leona ate
of her pizza. Who ate the least amount of pizza?
GARDENING
Manuel plants a vegetable garden every spring.
1
1
3
Tomato plants use
the garden space. Squash plants use
vegetable takes up the greatest amount of space in the garden?
of the garden space. Pepper plants use
6
of
1 2 of the garden space. Which
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HOME IMPROVEMENT
Look at the diagram of the den. Is the
1
2
, or 1?
fraction of the floor that has been installed closest to 0,
HEIGHT
A newly planted tree is 5
foot, how tall is the tree?
2
9
feet tall. To the nearest half
CATERING
Maneefa set out five pans of lasagna at a party she
5
8
catered. Fifteen minutes later, only 3
pans of lasagna remained.
To the nearest half pan, how much lasagna is left?
presentation. To the nearest half hour, how long did Stela spend
preparing the presentation?
CONSTRUCTION
The sill of a house is 18
13
15
feet long. To the
nearest half foot, how long is the sill of the house?
NUTRITION
Harvell’s nutritionist told him to eat at least
2
16
pound
of oily fish per day. To the nearest half pound, how much oily fish
is Harvell supposed to eat per day?
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1

BRACELETS 
Laurie is making bracelets using heartshaped and 

triangleshaped beads. She wants to use an equal number of beads on each bracelet, without mixing the shapes. What is the greatest number of each shape she can use on each bracelet? 















































2

PHOTOS 
Sinji has 72 landscape scenes and 30 stilllife scenes for a 

photo album. She decides to put as many photos as she can on a page. She also wants each page to contain the same number of photos, but she does not want to mix the types of scenes. How many photos should she put on each page? 

3

MUSIC Neil divided his music CD collection into three categories. 

He is planning to pack the CDs in boxes. He wants to pack the same number of CDs in each box, and he does not want to mix the categories. What is the greatest number of CDs that can be in a box? 

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Category 
Number 

Rock 
105 

Easy Listening 
63 

Classical 
84 

4

SAMPLES 
Mr. Mancell is preparing packages of free samples for 

his customers. He has 36 ink pens, 28 bandage holders, and 32 key chains. He starts by dividing the samples into equal groups. What is the greatest number of samples he could put in each group? 

5

DANCERS 
Valentina’s dance team is working hard toward a 

regional competition. There are 14 Petites, 42 Juniors, and 35 Seniors on the team. Each group practices at a different time, but they are all divided equally into rows. What is the greatest possible number of dancers that could be in each row? 
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During the month of April, it rained on 8 days. What is the
fraction of days it rained in April in simplest form? (Hint: There are 30 days in April.)
PIZZA
Mrs. Tyler ordered two pizzas. One pizza was cheese and
one was pepperoni. The cheese pizza was cut into 12 pieces. The pepperoni pizza was cut into 8 pieces. Her family ate 10 pieces of the cheese pizza and 6 pieces of the pepperoni pizza. In simplest form what is the fraction of each pizza eaten?
BOOKS
Hector divided the books he read last year into four categories.
In simplest form, what fraction of the books are mystery books?
Book Categories 

Category 
Number 
Mystery 
8 
Science Fiction 
12 
History 
4 
Biography 
4 
musicians in the brass section. In simplest form, what fraction of the orchestra is the brass section?
TESTS
A math test has a total of 100 questions. Darla got 84
questions correct. In simplest form, what fraction of the questions did Darla answer correctly?
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3 4 pound of cheese for a party. After the
Bruno bought
2 3 of the cheese was left. How many pounds of cheese were
party,
left after the party?
Cierra has a test tube of cells. She needs to use ^{1}
5
BIOLOGY
of the
1
_{5} , she puts ^{2}
7
cells to make new cells. Of this
What fraction of the total amount of cells did she put into the
Petri dishes?
into Petri dishes.
hard drive after deleting the files?
FITNESS
When Tess trains for a marathon, she runs
1
3
each day during the week. On Saturdays, she runs
distance. How far does she run on Saturdays?
2 3 of a mile
of her
4
5
BUSINESS
An office copy machine is stocked with paper
of the
5 6 of the
time. When the machine is stocked, it works properly
time. What fraction of time is the copy machine fully stocked and
working the way it should?
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Solve. Write the answer in simplest from.
COOKING
Deepak made
4 5 of a gallon of soup to feed 8 of his
friends. How much soup did each of his friends get?
ADVERTISING
An hour long talk show plays 10 commercials in
1
3
hour of advertising time. Assuming each commercial is equal in
length, how long is each commercial as a fraction of the hour?
Friday. He had 3 meetings that each took the same amount of
time. As a fraction of his work day, how long was each of
Mr. Valdez’s meetings?
6 7 of a yard long. She needs to cut it into 6
piece of wood that is
equal pieces. How long should she cut each piece?
Use a diagram to justify your answer.
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CYCLING 
Becky takes a long bicycle ride every Saturday. The 

odometer on her bicycle records her mileage. Becky reset her odometer to 00.00 miles before her last ride. The odometer reading is shown below. Write the distance Becky cycled in word form. 



2

TOOLS 
Brandon needs to drill a six hundred twentyfive 

thousandths inch in a piece of wood. Write the measure in standard form. 

3

HORSEBACK RIDING Sergio rode his horse for 3.56 miles. What is 

this distance in word form? 

4

RUNNING 
Sabrina and Aashi raced each other in a 100m sprint. 

Their stop watches are shown below. Write their times in word form. 

Sabrina
Aashi


5

ENGINEERING Andre is designing a power system that uses a 

motor with rating of three and seventyfive hundredths horsepower. 

He tests the motor with a device that reads horsepower in decimal units. What value should the testing device read in standard form? 

6

TRAVEL 
Tia’s mother told her they would need to drive four 

hundred eightytwo and sixtythree hundredths miles to Mount Rushmore. What is the distance as a decimal? 

7

BIOLOGY 
In Biology class, Adita’s frog weighed one and four tenths 
kilograms. What is the decimal equivalent of the frog’s weight?
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1

GROCERY 
Abigail spent the amount shown at the grocery store. 

How much did she spend? 



2

SHOPPING 
Kyle bought a pair of shoes for $42.83. He gave the 

cashier two $20bills, two $1bills, and some coins. What coins did he give the cashier if he did not receive any change? 

3

ENTERTAINMENT Paulina has a tendollar bill, three quarters, and 

four pennies. She wants to buy a movie DVD. A comedy movie costs $10.99. A drama movie costs $10.59. Which movie can Paulina buy? 

4

BASEBALL 
Charro bought something from the concession stand at a 

baseball game. He paid with three $1bills and two quarters. Prices for concessions are listed in the table below. What did Charro buy if he did not receive any change? 

Food 
Price 

Soda 
$2.50 

Pretzel 
$2.75 

Hot Dog 
$3.50 

5

WAGES 
Gaia earns $5.85 per hour at her afterschool job. What is 

Gaia’s hourly wage written in word form? 

6

FLOWERS 
Tabitha bought a single carnation to give to her mother 
on her birthday. She paid $2.68 for the flower. What combination of coins and bills did Tabitha use if she used the fewest
number possible?
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1

METRIC CONVERSIONS 
A centimeter is about 2.54 inches. How long 

is a centimeter to the nearest half of an inch? 

2

RAINFALL It rained 13.65 centimeters in Houston last week. What 

was the rainfall to the nearest centimeter? 

3

CONSTRUCTION Leslie is replacing a rotten board on the side of a 

house. The board measures 7.63 feet. Leslie wants to use a new board that is closest in size to the one she is replacing. The new boards are shown below. Which board should she use? 



4

MEASUREMENT The Youngmans’ lot is 1.68 acres. How large is their 

lot to the nearest half of an acre? 

5

ENERGY The daily energy usage of some common household 

appliances is shown below. Which appliance does not use about 1 kilowatt hour of energy per day? 






6

TRAVEL Chiara went to Italy to visit her grandparents. They 

traveled to Pisa, where Chiara saw the famous leaning tower. The tower is 55.86 meters high. What is the height of the tower to the nearest meter? 

7

BIOLOGY Jorge found a rhinoceros beetle 


in his flowerbed. It was 5.45 centimeters long. How long is the beetle to the nearest centimeter? 
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1

MANUFACTURING 
Amalia works in a factory. She measures parts 

as they come off an assembly line. No part should measure more 

than 1.65 cm. She measures three parts to be 1.09 cm, 1.73 cm, and 

1.64 cm. Order these parts from least to greatest. Are all of the 

parts within the requirement? 

2

BIOLOGY Makalla has four test tubes, each containing a different 

volume. Write the volumes from least to greatest. 

Volume 

3.9 
mL 

3.7 
mL 

3.5 
mL 

3.8 
mL 

3

BASEBALL Marcos wants to know which of his friends has the 

best batting average and which has the worst batting average. Look at the list below. Which is the highest batting average and which is the lowest? 

Batting Averages 

0.273 

0.325 

0.371 

0.313 

0.269 

4

MEASUREMENT 
Coach Torres measured the heights of his players 
highest:
lowest:
for the basketball team photo. The players were 78.5 inches,
73.2 
inches, 75.7 inches, 79.2 inches, 71.3 inches, 73.1 inches, 
78.7 
inches, and 79.5 inches. What is the correct order of the players’ 
heights from shortest to tallest?
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1

BAKING 
Manu is baking cookies. His recipe requires 3 4 cup of 

butter. He has 0.9 cup of butter. Does Manu have enough butter? 

Explain. 

2

FRUIT 
Sarala goes to the farmer’s market to buy a basket of 

apples. She wants to buy the heaviest basket. Which basket should Sarala buy? 

Apples 
Weight 

Basket A 
2.3 
lb. 

1 

Basket B 
2 
4 
lb. 

Basket C 
2.1 
lb. 

3

CHEMISTRY Lise measures the pH of five solutions. They are 

7.15, 7 
1 
, 7.22, 7 
5 10 , and 7.6. What is the order of pH levels from 

4 

least to greatest? 

4

CONSTRUCTION 
Tansy needs to adjust the door frame in order to 

install a new door. She tries a 
2 1 inch thick board and it is too 

narrow. Then she tries a 0.75 inch thick board and it is too wide. 

She finds two more pieces of scrap wood, one that is 0.78 inches 

and one that is 0.63 inches. Which piece should Tansy try next? 

Explain. 

5

MANUFACTURING 
Kavi is a machinist. He needs to make a part 
that is 12.37 inches by 3.65 inches. He has the stock material shown below. Which size material should Kavi use?
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Yesterday, Angelica biked 6.73 miles from her house to
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the park. Then she biked 14.62 miles from the park to a lake. Then she biked 11.15 miles back to her house. How many miles did Angelica bike?
CHEMISTRY
Diego mixed 10.37 mL of solution with 1.28 mL of
water. How much liquid does Diego have now?
One file is 63.8 MB and another file is 62.77 MB. His flash drive can hold 128 MB of data. Will both files fit on the flash drive? Explain.
He buys two bags of apple. One bag weighs 3.28 lb and the other weighs 3.73 lb. Does Tran have enough apples to make four tarts? Explain.
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Emma bought several items at the grocery store. She
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gave the clerk $20 to pay for her total bill of $12.54. How much change did Emma receive?
GYMNASTICS
Imani earned a score of 38.68 in her qualifying
event. She later earned a score of 39.82 in the final event round. How much did Imani improve her score from the qualifying round to the final round?
BASEBALL
One measure of a baseball pitcher’s performance is his
earned run average. In his junior year of high school, Paco had an earned run average of 6.19. In his senior year he had an earned
run average of 5.43. How much better was Paco’s earned run average in his senior year than in his junior year?
BUTCHER SHOP
Lorena needs 3 pounds of ground beef for a new
spaghetti recipe. The butcher scale reads 2.85 pounds. How much should the butcher add to the scale to get the amount of ground beef that Lorena needs?
COMMUNITY SERVICE
To earn a badge in her service organization,
Kate is working 24 hours at a local hospital. The first weekend, she works 8.25 hours. The second and third weekends she works 6 hours and 5.5 hours respectively. If Kate completes her work in one month, how many hours will she work during her last weekend?
GEOGRAPHY
Russia has the largest land area in the world. Its
land area covers 17 million square kilometers. The land area of the United States is 9.16 million square kilometers. How much larger is Russia than the United States in land area?
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The area of a rectangle is found using the formula
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A = × w , where A is the area of the rectangle, is the length of
the rectangle, and w is the width of the rectangle. What is the area of this rectangle?
BUSINESS
8 cm
5.7 cm
Elise charges $12.50 per hour to tutor students in
math. She tutored for 3 hours last night. How much money did
she earn? Round to the nearest cent if necessary.
GIFTS
Leon has 8 nieces and nephews. As a holiday gift, he will
give each niece and nephew a gift certificate for a movie ticket, popcorn, and a soda. If each gift certificate costs $8.75, how much did Leon spend on the gifts? Round to the nearest cent if necessary.
GEOMETRY
The area of a triangle is found using the formula
A = 0.5 × b × h , where A is the area of the rectangle, b is the
measure of the base, and h is the height of the triangle. What is the area of this triangle?
NUTRITION
Suleisha ate 1.5 servings of lasagna. Each serving has
420 Calories. How many Calories were in the lasagna Suleisha ate?
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Keenan works at a movie theater, selling tickets on the
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weekend. He worked 9 hours one weekend and earned $83.25. What was Keenan’s hourly wage?
BAKING
Mark is making bread. He tripled a recipe and now has
16.5 cups of flour. How many cups of flour were in the original recipe?
ARCHEOLOGY
A dig site has an area of 514.5 square meters. The
archeologists working on the dig decide to divide the site into
6 equal portions. What will be the area of each portion?
25 m
MEASUREMENT
Mrs. Arvisu is ordering a fence for her yard. The
fence must be ordered in yards. Mrs. Arvisu has determined that she needs 350.4 feet of fencing. How many yards are in 350.4 feet? ( Hint: There are 3 feet in 1 yard.)
TRAVEL
Cheyenne drove 978.2 miles making deliveries for her
job. She did this in 4 days. On average, how many miles did Cheyenne travel each day?
camping gear that weighs a total of 109.3 pounds. If the scouts divide the gear equally among themselves, how much will each
scout need to carry?
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1

TEST MATERIALS Tayshia is helping her teacher pass out the 

answer sheets for the quiz. Her class has 22 students and each student gets 1 answer sheet. How many answer sheets will she pass out? 

2

MULTIPLICATION As shown below, Jorie, Reed, and Demont are 

multiplying 10 × 72. Who is correct? 

Jorie
72
× 10
702
Reed
72
× 10
720

Demont
72
× 10
7,200


3

FRIENDS Each day Devon calls five of his friends. How many 

phone calls will he make in 6 days? 

4

PUZZLE 
Manuel wrote the following multiplication sentences on 

a piece of paper and showed them to Allen. What number makes each sentence true? 

5 × ? 
= 0 

? × 20 
= 0 

97 × ? 
= 0 

5

SOUP 
If Darlene buys 12 times the number of soup cans shown 

in the figure below, how many cans of soup does she buy? 




6

PETS 
Karen feeds each of her rabbits 1 carrot before she goes to 
school. If Karen has 17 rabbits, how many carrots does she need?
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1

HEALTH 
Every day Matilda and her three brothers each take a 

multivitamin. What is the total number of multivitamins they take in all for one full week? 

2

ARRAYS 
What multiplication fact is modeled by the array below? 

3

SHOPPING Chochmo bought 3 boxes of golf balls. If each box 

contains 12 balls, how many balls did he buy? 

4

FORESTRY Mr. Rodriquez owns a tree farm. He planted several ash 

trees as seen in the figure below. How many Ash trees did he plant? 















5

TRAVEL 
Adam drove from Jacksonville, Florida to Atlanta, 

Georgia. If he averaged 58 miles per hour while completing the 6 hour trip, approximately how far did he travel? 

6

GEOMETRY Each side of a cube is called a face. What is the total 
number of faces shown in the figure below?
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CHECKING ACCOUNT
Cindy’s bank charges $2 per check to pay her
bills from her checking account. If she wrote 9 checks last month, how much did the bank charge her?
FENCING
Aaron is building a dog pen for his three dogs. How much
fencing does he need to build the pen seen in the figure below?
RUNNING
8 feet
Dog Pen
8 feet
8 feet
8 feet
Jenna has a 7 mile route that she runs each Saturday. If she
runs all 52 Saturdays during the year, how many miles will she run?
TOURISM
Lake Front Tours charges $7 per person for a boat tour
of Lake Michigan. Complete the table below to find the revenue generated based on the number of passengers on the tour.
EARNINGS
Jessica earns $8 an hour working at the Ernie’s pet shop.
If Jessica worked 36 hours last week, how much did she earn?
THEATER SEATING
The seating arrangement in row 1 of a movie
theater is shown in the figure below. If there are 40 rows in the theater and they all contain the same number of seats, how many seats are in the theater?
Row 1
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MEASUREMENT 
A gross is equal to a dozen dozen, or 12 times 12. A 
hotel manager ordered 3 gross of light bulbs. How many light bulbs did she order in all? 

2

DECORATING 
Eric is decorating his deck for a party. He is hanging 
strings of lights that have 12 lights on each string. If he hangs 9 strings of lights, how many lights are there in all? 

3

MONEY José saved $25 each month last year. How much did he 

save in all? 

4

NUTRITION A bag of pita chips contains 15 servings. Each serving is 

about 11 pita chips. About how many chips are in the bag? 

5

FOOD SERVICE 
The price of a large pizza is $11. Today the Pizza 
Place sold 129 large pizzas. How much money did they make from the sale of large pizzas? 

6

CONTEST Each month every sixth grade student has to read 

11 books. There are 110 students. How many books are read in a 

month? 

7

PACKAGING A package of crackers contains 12 crackers. There are 

8 packages of crackers in a box. How many crackers are in the box? 

8

EXERCISE Carlo biked 12 miles per day for 22 days. Rosa biked 
11 miles per day for 24 days. Who biked the greater number of
miles? Explain how you found your answer.
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CHEMISTRY 
Darnell ordered 16 boxes of test tubes for his chemistry 
lab. Each box contains 65 test tubes. How many test tubes did Darnell order? 

2

FLOWERS 
Jeremy owns a flower shop. On Valentine’s Day he sold 
74 bouquets with a dozen roses in each bouquet. How many roses 

did Jeremy sell on Valentine’s Day? 

3

RUNNING 
Dakota has been preparing for a marathon for the past 18 
weeks. She has run 23 miles each week. How many miles has Dakota run during her training? 

4

TRAVEL Zach is driving from Los Angeles to New York City. He has 

driven for 29 hours, and his average speed is 59 mph. How many miles has Zach driven? 

5

TYPING Leah can type 65 words per minute. It takes her 15 minutes 

to type a report. Approximately how many words are in the report? 

6

BAKING Amelia owns a bakery. Every Tuesday she bakes 
14 batches of cookies. Each batch makes the same number of cookies.
How many cookies does Amelia bake every Tuesday?
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Lucy has 70 pennies. For how many dimes could she trade
the pennies?
FLOWERS
Kimiko planted 150 marigolds in rows of 10. One of the
rows is shown below. How many rows did she plant?
On Monday, Felipe spent 45 minutes on his cell
phone. He made a call that lasted 45 minutes. How many calls did Felipe make on his cell phone on Monday?
TECHNOLOGY
Dave purchased a new MP3 player for $80.00. He
only had $10 bills in his wallet. How many of the bills did he need to give the cashier?
HARDWARE
Shenequa measured a screw to be 20 millimeters long.
If 10 mm = 1 cm, how many centimeters long is the screw?
year. She is able to donate $500 this year. This year she is giving to 1 charity. How much does each of her selected charities get this year?
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ProblemSolving Practice
Ren bought a new DVD player that cost $40. How many
5dollar bills did Ren give the sales clerk?
FOOD SERVICE
Sarai and her two friends went out for lunch. They
decide to each pay an equal share. The restaurant bill was a total of $36.00. How much does each girl owe?
divide it into 2 equal parts. What size should Nikki make each part of her hard drive?
BIOLOGY
LaBron split his cell cultures into 6 new Petri dishes. After
preparing the cells, he has 24 milliliters of cell suspension. How many milliliters does he need to add to each new dish?
15 feet long. The fullsize car is 5 times larger than the model car. How long was Jonathan’s model?
EMPLOYMENT
same number of hours each day for 4 days. How many hours did
Fala work each day?
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DATE
school band. Each tin of popcorn sells for $8. He has raised $96 so far. How many tins of popcorn has he sold?
EMPLOYMENT
Kwam works for a landscaping company. He
earns $9 per hour. The last pay period Kwam earned $180. How many hours did he work?
FITNESS
Ines has been working out every day for the past
49 days. How many weeks has Ines been working out?
cleaning solution to run a processing machine. He has 80 liters of cleaning solution. The machine uses 10 liters of cleaning solution every day. How many days can Trevor run the machine before he runs out of cleaning solution?
Gen is driving from Atlanta, Georgia to Salt Lake City,
Utah. She estimates it will take her 28 hours to drive this distance. She decides to drive an average of 7 hours per day. How many days will it take Gen to complete her trip?
BIOLOGY
Sara needs to run tests to determine if the DNA she is
looking for is present in her samples. The machine can hold a total
of 60 samples in 12 rows. How many samples are in each row?
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Solve. Tell what you will do with the remainder.
FOOD BANK
The food bank just had a canned food drive. Carly is
putting familysize cans into boxes. She can fit 6 cans in one box. Carly has a stack of 38 cans. How many boxes does she need?
SNACK TIME
Mr. Green has 9 apples. There are 8 children in his
group. How many apples can each child have?
the garden center. He wants each pot to have the same number of plants. How many plants should he put in each flowerpot?
TEAMS
Mr. Patel needs to divide his class into teams to play a
game. There are 31 students in the class. Each team needs no more than 4 players. Into how many teams does Mr. Patel need to divide his class?
BIRTHDAY PARTY
Phuong had pizza at her birthday party.
Including Phuong, there were 9 guests. The pizzas were sliced into 32 pieces. How many slices could each guest have?
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Jun wants to save $900 over the next 12 months. How
much money should she put in the bank each month?
MEASUREMENT
Teresa and Sonia are identical twins—even their
weight is the same. Their combined weight is 218 pounds. How much does each girl weigh?
They need to limit the number of fish that they put in each tank to
6 fish. How many fish tanks will the pet store need for their new shipment?
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1

CLASS SIZE 
There are 744 students at Carver Middle School. 

There are 31 homeroom classes. How many students are in each homeroom? 

2

WORK HOURS 
A hospital intern worked 1,000 hours in just 

12 
weeks. How many hours did he work each week? 



















































































3

GAS MILEAGE 
Mr. Cho drives a hybrid car. Last month he drove 

1,065 miles. His car used 28 gallons of gasoline. What was his car’s gas mileage last month (miles per gallon)? 

4

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5

FARMER’S MARKET 
Tally has 235 peaches to sell at the farmer’s 

market. She puts at least 12 peaches in each bag. How many bags does Tally need? How many peaches are left after Tally puts 

12 
peaches in each bag? 




6

MARBLE TILE 
Ilya lays marble tile floors. His current project will 
cost his customer $5,000 dollars at a price of $61 per square foot. How many square feet of tile is Ilya laying?
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GARDENING 
The dimensions of a flower garden are 15 feet long 

by 5 feet wide. In simplest form, what is the ratio of the garden’s width to its length? 

width = 5 feet 

length = 15 feet 

2

HOBBIES 
A jewelrymaking kit contains 15 blue beads, 25 red 

beads, 10 yellow beads, and 30 black beads. In simplest form, what is the ratio of red beads to black beads? 

3

ELECTIONS 
Carlos, Leona, and Kim ran for class president. The 

table below shows the number of votes each student received. In simplest form, what is the ratio of votes Carlos received to the total number of votes? 

Votes Counted for Class President
Carlos





Leona





Kim





4

WEATHER 
During the first 28 days of April, it rained on 8 days. If 

it rains the last two days of April, what will be the ratio of the 

number of rainy days in the month to the total number of days in the month? Write your answer in simplest form. 

5

BASEBALL 
A baseball team played 120 games during a season. 
If the number of games won is 80, what will be the ratio of the number of games won to the total number of games?
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1

CARNIVAL Jess goes to the carnival every year. Each ride requires 

tickets. Complete the ratio table to find the number of tickets Jess needs to go on a certain number of rides. 

Number of rides 
4 
8 
12 
16 
20 

Number of tickets 
8 

2

BAKING 
Mrs. Taylor keeps track of the number of raisins she uses 

when she makes cookies. Complete the ratio table to compare the number of raisins to the number of cookies. 

Number of raisins 
72 
108 
144 

Number of cookies 
12 
14 
20 

3

OFFICE 
Kirsten tracks the number of copies she can make on the 

photocopier over different lengths of time. Complete the ratio table. Based on the table, how long would it take for Kirsten to make 450 copies? 

Number of copies 
90 
180 
360 

Number of minutes 
2 
58 

4

CAMP 
Billie is the director of a summer camp. For each session 
during the summer, she notes the number of chaperones and the total number of campers. Extend Billie’s table to complete each ratio. How many chaperones does Billie need for 90 campers?
Number of chaperones 
18 
24 
40 

Number of campers 
81 
126 
162 
180 
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Solve.
TECHNOLOGY
A laser printer can print 150 pages in 5 minutes.
Find the number of pages printed per minute.
FITNESS
The table below shows the time and distance walked
for two different walkers. Which walker had the faster unit rate? Show your work.
Jenna 
Theo 

Time 
Distance 
Time 
Distance 
120 minutes 
8 miles 
90 minutes 
6.5 miles 
FOOD
The diagrams below show the prices of large pizzas at
two local restaurants. Which restaurant has the lower unit cost per pizza?
PLANTS
Pizza Shack Specials Buy 2 large pizzas for $12.99 and get 1 large pizza free
Leo’s Pizza Parlor
Large Pizzas  $5.50 each
Sally’s lima bean plant grew 4.5 inches in 3 months. Her
pinto bean plant grew 8.4 inches in 4 months. Which plant grew at a faster rate?
TRAVEL
A jet aircraft traveled 2,750 miles in 5 hours. Find a unit
rate to describe its average speed.
POPULATION
Which state in the table below has the greatest
population per square mile?
State 
2002 Estimated Population 
Approximate Land Area in sq miles 
Maryland 
5,500,000 
9,800 
New York 
19,200,000 
47,000 
Connecticut 
3,500,000 
5,000 
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COINS
The bag below contains some pennies, nickels, dimes, and
quarters. One coin is drawn from the bag without looking. What is the probability that the coin is a penny or a quarter?
2 apples. A piece of fruit is chosen without looking. What is the probability that the fruit is not an orange color?
TICKETS
A group of 15 people are attending a baseball game, but
they were not able to get seats together. The table below shows the number of seats purchased in each row. The tickets for each seat are placed in a bag, and each person picks one ticket without looking.
Tickets Available 

Row Number 
Number of Tickets 
1 
3 
5 
1 
12 
2 
16 
5 
27 
4 
a) What is the probability that the first person who picks a ticket gets a seat in row 1?
b) What is the probability that the first person who picks a ticket gets a seat in an even numbered row?
c) What is the probability that the first person who picks a ticket gets a seat in row 12 or greater?
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Mandy saved $15 in January and $22 in February.
Dasan saved $22 in January. How much money does Dasan need to save in February to have the same amount of money as Mandy?
NUTRITION
2 1 cup of broccoli
Darla ate a wholewheat bagel and
1 2 cup of raspberries and a wholewheat
with lunch. Simon ate
pita with lunch. The chart below shows the amount of fiber in
each food item. Compare the total grams of fiber eaten by Darla
and Simon. Justify your answer.
Fiber Grams in Different Foods 

Food 
Fiber (grams) 

Wholewheat pita 
4 

Wholewheat bagel 
4 

Broccoli ( 1 2 cup) 
3 

Raspberries ( 
1 2 cup) 
3 
putting new curtains in each room. Each room has one window. Sleepy Time Hotel has 10 floors and each floor has 12 rooms. Overnight Stay Hotel has 12 floors and each floor has 10 rooms. Compare the number of new curtains in each place. Justify your answer.
Mr. Garcia and Mrs. Lansing are laying tiles on their
FLOORING
porches in the patterns shown below. Compare the number of tiles on the each porch. Justify your answer.
Mr. Garcia’s Porch
Mrs. Lansing’s Porch
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