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Fractions

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Fractions - Word Problems

         

Clayton Kershaw, who is an American professional baseball pitcher for the LA Dodgers of Major League Baseball, runs \(\displaystyle \frac{3}{2}\) kilometers in the morning and \(\displaystyle \frac{6}{7}\) kilometers in the afternoon during his spring camp. How many more kilometers does he run in the morning than in the afternoon?

There are \(5\) papayas, \(6\) mangoes, and \(20\) apples in a basket. What fraction of the fruits in the basket are papayas?

Alice, Bob and Calvin bought a large pizza to share. Alice ate \(\displaystyle \frac{5}{13}\) of the pizza and Bob and Calvin will equally share the remainder. What fraction of the whole pizza will be eaten by Calvin?

Each day, a lion in South Africa spends \(\frac{1}{5}\) of the day watching gnus and \(\frac{1}{3}\) of an hour chasing gnus. Then the lion takes \(5\) times as much time consuming the gnus as chasing the gnus. What is the number of minutes that a lion spends a day watching, chasing and consuming gnus?

There are \(2\) papayas, \(8\) mangoes, and \(19\) apples in a basket. What fraction of the fruits in the basket are papayas?

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