Word Problems

Word Problems for the Week of March 27, 2017

Monday: James wants to send two gifts by mail. One package weighs 2 ¾ pounds. The other package weighs 1 ¾ pounds. What is the total weight of the packages?

Tuesday: Gina has 5 2/6 feet of silver ribbon and 2 4/6 of gold ribbon. How much more silver ribbon does Gina have than gold ribbon?

Wednesday: Bella brought 8/10 gallon of water on a hiking trip. She drank 6/10 gallon of water. How much water is left?

Thursday: Rita is making chili. The recipe calls for 2 ¾ cups of tomatoes. How many cups of tomatoes, written as a fraction greater than one (Improper fraction), are used in the recipe?


Monday: The cost to run a refrigerator is about $63 each year. About how much will it have cost to run by the time it is 15 years old?
Tuesday: Fritz is in charge of buying uniform for his baseball team. One uniform costs $20. There are 14 players on his team. How much will he spend for the uniforms? 
Wednesday: A box of organges weighs 24 pounds, how much does 12 boxes of organges weigh? Use partial products to help.
Monday: The cost to run a refrigerator is about $63 each year. About how much will it have cost to run by the time it is 15 years old?
Tuesday: Fritz is in charge of buying uniform for his baseball team. One uniform costs $20. There are 14 players on his team. How much will he spend for the uniforms? 
Wednesday: A box of organges weighs 24 pounds, how much does 12 boxes of organges weigh? Use partial products to help.