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Fractions
Math
Middle School Math

 Name _____________________________ Date ___________________
Fractions
Complete.

 1 Robert and Brandon had been friends for almost 6 years. Now there was friction between them. There had been some verbal exchanges, but they had not gotten physical yet. The argument was over who should get the last piece of the cake Sydney made for her birthday party. When Sydney made the cake she used a ratio of half of a cup of sugar to every three and two-fifths cups of flour. If she used twenty-three and four-fifths cups of flour, how many cups of sugar did she use?
 2 Amber went to New York City last summer. While they were there they took a 15-minute ride on a ferry to Liberty Island and toured the Statue of Liberty. They climbed the 162 stairs to the top and looked at the beautiful view of New York Harbor. They spent one and a half hours on Liberty Island. If they left Manhattan Island at 11:43 a.m., what time did they get back?
 3 The clasp on Jessica's purse was broken. She decided to go downtown to have it repaired. She told her mother that she would be back in three and a half hours. As she began her descent of the stairs she looked at her watch. It was 11:48 a.m. What time should she be back at home?
 4 When the notary public asked Olivia her age, Olivia answered, "I am twice as old as my sister Amy. Amy is one-fifth as old as my father. My father is sixty-five years old." How old is Olivia?
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 6 Although playing chess doesn't intrigue Benjamin, he agreed to play a few games with Anthony. Anthony has a real knack for the game and easily defeated Benjamin every time they played. The first game lasted two-fifths of an hour. The second game took two-fifths of an hour and the third game was over in one and a half hours. How long did it take Anthony to defeat Benjamin all three times?

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