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He mows 8 lawns an hour and has 32 lawns to mow.

How long will it take him?

Each family prepared 40 cookies.

How many families have made cookies?

How much money did she spend in total?

How many buses will the school need?

She’s making 12 payments of how much money to pay for the pass?

He mows 8 lawns an hour and has 28 lawns to mow.

How long will it take him?

How many more tickets should Maggie buy?

Mount Everest is 29, 028 feet high.

How much smaller is Mount Kilimanjaro?

Then she bought 23 dolls from the toy store and got 25 dolls for her birthday.

Betty gave 12 of the dolls to her sister and 17 to her friend Lily.

How many dolls does Betty have left?

* Write the answer as a proper fraction or a mixed number.

When the sausage arrived, it was cut into 16 equal pieces.

How long is each piece?

She gave each student a dish of yogurt,

and divided 6 cups of berries equally among the dishes.

How many cups of berries did each student get in their yogurt?

How much time should they spend at each exhibition?

He makes a batch of 25 biscuits using 8 cups of flour.

How much flour is in each biscuit?

Then she read 4 and crossed them off the list.

The letter X stands for the number of books Michelle has left on her list.

Which equation can you use to find X?

Each group has 6 kids. The letter Y stands for the total number of kids.

Which equation can you use to find Y?

2/3 of a pound of bananas, and 2/3 of a pound of pineapple.

How many pounds of fruit did Granny use in total?

She noticed that the restaurant had 2/3 of a tart filled with cherries,

1/3 of a tart filled with blueberries, and 2/3 of a tart filled with peaches.

How many leftover tarts did the restaurant have in all?

Arnold collected 4/7 a bag of apples,

2/7 a bag of peas and 1/7 a bag of plums.

How many bags of fruit Arnold collected?

* Write the answer as a proper fraction or a mixed number.

By the end of the day, the tea jar,

which originally had 7 7/8 gallons of tea,

had 2 5/8 gallons left.

How many gallons of tea were distributed?

He plans to use 10 rolls 1/12 when working with animals this week.

How much medical tape will he have left at the end of the week?

He calculates that the cornfields will require 7 1/4 tons of it.

How much fertilizer will the farmer have left for his other crops?

Of the 10 cups on the shelf, one-fifth are white.

How many white cups are on the shelf?

Four-fifths of the 20 bowls in the cupboard are yellow.

How many yellow bowls are in the cupboard?

Two-fifths of them have an umbrella.

How many people waiting for the train have an umbrella?

How many peanut butter cookies are in the cookie jar?

How many people want vanilla ice cream?

How many glasses of nuts did the squirrel fill?

How much paint did I use in all?

How many liters of water did Kathleen use for the flowers?

She added a 1/4 cup of strawberry syrup to 2/3 cup of milk.

How much strawberry milkshake did Molly make?

what fraction of the full jug does each child get?