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**The owner of the skating rink observed that 1/5 of the**people at the rink were wearing blue skates and 2/3 of the people there were wearing black skates. What fraction of the skaters were wearing either blue or black skates?**At camp, 3/7 of Curt’s cabin wanted**to go on the rope course first, but 4/9 wanted to ride on the forest trails! What fraction of his cabin was inter- ested in these two activities?**At the county rodeo, 7/12 of the people**came to watch the bronco riding. An addi- tional 1/5 came to watch the clowns jump around in the mud! What portion of the audience came to see these two events?**At recess, 3/5 of the students were playing**softball. When the bell rang for the fifth grade to go in, 1/10 of those playing had to leave. What fraction still remained outside playing?**Mr. Walker poured 7/8oz. of red paint**into the can. Then he added another 2/9oz. of yellow paint. How many ounces of paint in all did he mix together?**Mr. Hotsoup placed 3/5c of flour into**a large bowl. He then added 2/3c of salt. How many cups of salt and flour did he mix altogether?**The students from Mrs. Sparrow’s class**found 3/7lb. of rock containing fossils on the nature hike. They also found 3/4 lb. of quartz crystals. How many pounds of rock did they collect in all?**The birdhouse that Joey was making was**7 5/8 in. wide. He decided to trim off 1 1/5 in. so that it would fit in a narrow space between two limbs. How wide is it now?**David poured 16 1/4 c of sand into the**bottom of the aquarium. He added Another 9 2/3 c of blue gravel. How many cups of sand and gravel in all did he add to the bottom of the aquarium?**Raymond used 23 1/3 lb of aluminum cans**in his science experimentto show how recycling works! He also used 7 2/5 lb of copper wire. How many pounds of recycled metal did he use in all?**Theresa wanted to plant the entire flower**bed that was 16 7/10 ft long. After planting 8 4/6 ft of flowers, she ran out of plants. How many feet did she have left to plant?**Kimberly was making three small mosaics that were each 5**3/4 in. in diameter. She decided to make one of them just a little smaller, so she trimmed off 1 5/8 inches from it. What is the diameter of that mosaic now?**Nicholette placed 9 2/8 boxes of dog food**in the car to take on the trip for her dog. After thinking about his incredible appetite, She added another 3/5 of a box! How many boxes in all did she pack for her most loyal friend?**Monica’s route to the store was 5 4/5 blocks. She found a**short cut that she has never seen before that shaved off 1/4 of a block. Every little bit counts, right? How far does she have to travel to get to the store now?**The paper mache dinosaur that Moshe’s**class made was a total of 15 2/7 ft long. Its body alone was 8 2/3 ft. How many feet was the tail?**Ralph found 6 5/12 c of honey in the bottom**of the centrifuge after spinning his honey- comb. After spinning a little more, he got another ½ of a cup of honey! How many cups of honey did he take out of the honey- comb altogether?**Together, Miguel and Rico collected 175**Books. They delivered 1/5 of the books to a preschool and 2/5 of the books to a Camp. The rest were divided equally bet- ween 2 libraries. How many books did each library get?**175 ÷ 5 = 35**Each library got 35 books.**Of all the people at the zoo in January,**3/7 were students. There were 21,000 visitors to the zoo that month. How many visitors were not students?**21,000 ÷ 7 = 3,000**4 X 3,000 = 12,000 There were 12,000 visitors who were not students.**There are 48 girls in the fifth grade class at Maple School;**the other half of the fifth graders are boys. One-third of the boys have ipads and ¼ of the girls have ipads. How many fifth graders have ipads?**48 ÷ 4 = 12 girls with ipads**48 ÷ 3 = 16 boys with ipads 12 + 16 = 28 girls and boys with ipads