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Fraction Problem Solving.

Multi-Step Lane bought 10 feet of ribbon for costumes. He used 2 feet of ribbon last week. He cut the remaining ribbon into 1/6 -foot pieces. How many pieces of ribbon does Lane have?
a) 48
b) 60
c) 72
d) 12

A home building company purchases 24 acres of land and divides it into 1/2 -acre plots for sale. How many 1/ 2 -acre plots will be for sale?
a) 6
b) 24
c) 12
d) 48

Bekah is cutting 2 pizzas into eighths for her classmate. How many classmates will get a 1/8 -size slice of pizza?
a) 4
b) 8
c) 16
d) 6

Braxton's Cafe receives a 10-pound delivery of ground beef each day. How many 1/4 -pound hamburgers can Braxton make each day?
a) 40
b) 14
c) 44
d) 20

The students in Mrs. Gail’s fifth-grade class are planting seeds in individual pots. Mrs. Lester supplied 8 pounds of potting soil. If each pot holds 1/4 pound of soil, how many pots can the students fill?
a) 12
b) 32
c) 16
d) 36

If it takes Karen 1/ 5 of an hour to paint one section of the fence, how many sections can she paint in 2 hours?
a) 36
b) 48
c) 15
d) 10

Izzy has 5 yards of denim. She cuts each yard of denim into thirds. How many 1/ 3 -yard pieces of denim does she have?
a) 36
b) 48
c) 15
d) 10

The camp counselors bought a 6-pound bag of raisins for an afternoon snack for the campers. If the counselors package the raisins into 1/ 8 -pound individual servings, how many individual servings can they make?
a) 36
b) 48
c) 15
d) 10

Edgar wants to put a border around two sides of his rectangular shaped garden. He has a 12-foot piece of lumber that will be cut into 1/ 3 -foot pieces. How many 1/3 -foot pieces can Edgar cut from the lumber?
a) 36
b) 48
c) 15
d) 10

Multi-Step Maci brought 2 sandwiches for her school lunch. Each sandwich was cut into fourths. After she ate lunch, Maci has 3 pieces of sandwich left. How many pieces did Maci eat?
a) 5
b) 3
c) 2
d) 1

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