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• Question 1
120 seconds
Q. Beth had 3 and 1/4 cups of milk. She used 1 and 3/4 cups of the milk to bake a cake. How many cups of milk does Beth have left?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 2
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
Beth had 3 and 1/4 cups of milk. She used 1 and 3/4 cups of the milk to bake a cake. How many cups of milk does Beth have left?
1 and 6/7
5 and 11/16
5
1 and 1/2
• Question 3
900 seconds
Q. A recipe for muffins calls for 3/4 cup of flour. Carlito is making 6 batches of muffins. How much flour does he need?
What operation do you do to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 4
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
A recipe for muffins calls for 3/4 cup of flour. Carlito is making 6 batches of muffins. How much flour does he need?
6 and 3/4
5 and 1/4
4 and 1/2
8
• Question 5
120 seconds
Q. Two-thirds of the students in a class are wearing blue jeans. Two-sixths of the students who are wearing blue jeans are also wearing red shirts. What fraction of the students in the class are wearing blue jeans and red shirts?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 6
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
Two-thirds of the students in a class are wearing blue jeans. Two-sixths of the students who are wearing blue jeans are also wearing red shirts. What fraction of the students in the class are wearing blue jeans and red shirts?
2/9
1/3
1
1/4
• Question 7
120 seconds
Q. There were 12 children at a party. Of those 12 children 3/4 of them had an apple. How many children had an apple?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 8
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
There were 12 children at a party. Of those 12 children 3/4 of them had an apple. How many children had an apple?
16
11 and 1/4
12 and 3/4
9
• Question 9
120 seconds
Q. Mr. Richie’s and Mrs. Madison’s 5th grade classes each have the same number of students. During lunch, 5/8 of Mr. Richie’s class and 3/5 of Mrs. Madison’s class purchased a school lunch. How much more of Mr. Richie’s class bought a school lunch?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 10
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
Mr. Richie’s and Mrs. Madison’s 5th grade classes each have the same number of students. During lunch, 5/8 of Mr. Richie’s class and 3/5 of Mrs. Madison’s class purchased a school lunch. How much more of Mr. Richie’s class bought a school lunch?
1/40
1 and 9/40
3/8
1 and 11/24
• Question 11
120 seconds
Q. Penny raked 3/5 of her yard on Saturday and 1/3 of her yard on Sunday. How much of her yard did she rake?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 12
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
Penny raked 3/5 of her yard on Saturday and 1/3 of her yard on Sunday. How much of her yard did she rake?
1/5
4/15
14/15
1 and 4/5
• Question 13
120 seconds
Q. A dog's food bowl holds 2 cups of dog food.  Pete uses a scoop that holds 1/3 of a cup of dog food.  How many scoops will it take for Pete to fill the dog bowl?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 14
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
A dog's food bowl holds 2 cups of dog food.  Pete uses a scoop that holds 1/3 of a cup of dog food.  How many scoops will it take for Pete to fill the dog bowl?
6
2/3
1 and 2/3
2 and 1/3
• Question 15
120 seconds
Q. Diana practices the piano for 3 hours each week.  She practices 1/2 hour on each of the days she practices.  How many days does Diana practice each week?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 16
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
Diana practices the piano for 3 hours each week.  She practices 1/2 hour on each of the days she practices.  How many days does Diana practice each week?
1 and 1/2
6
3 and 1/2
2 and 1/2
• Question 17
120 seconds
Q. Mario is making brownies. Four-fifths of the brownies have walnuts on them. One-half of the brownies with walnuts also have peanut butter in them. What fraction of the brownies have walnuts and peanut butter?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 18
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
Mario is making brownies. Four-fifths of the brownies have walnuts on them. One-half of the brownies with walnuts also have peanut butter in them. What fraction of the brownies have walnuts and peanut butter?
1 and 3/5
3/10
1 and 3/10
2/5
• Question 19
120 seconds
Q. A farmer mows 1/5 of an acre each day.  If his property has 3 acres, how many days will it take to mow it all?
What operation do you use to solve this problem?
Subtract
Multiply
Divide
• Question 20
120 seconds
Q. Solve this problem:
A farmer mows 1/5 of an acre each day.  If his property has 3 acres, how many days will it take to mow it all?