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Sierra and John each receive an equal allowance. The table shows the fraction of their allowance that they each deposit into their savings account and.

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2 Sierra and John each receive an equal allowance. The table shows the fraction of their allowance that they each deposit into their savings account and the fraction they spend at the mall. What fraction of Johns allowance goes into his savings account or is spent at the mall? Who has more money left over? Where Money Goes SierraJohn Savings ½1/3 Spend at Mall ¼3/5 Left Over ??

3 Explain how the error in 3/8 + 2/8 = 5/16 was made. Tell how the sum should be found.

4 As of 2002, 5/14 of the United States presidents were born in either Virginia or Ohio, and 1/6 were born in either Massachusetts or New York. What fraction were born in one of these four states?

5 A recipe for punch calls for 1 ½ quart of orange juice, 1 ¼ quart of ginger ale, and ¾ quart of cranberry juice. How many quarts of punch will the recipe make?

6 Suppose you rode a bicycle for 3 ½ hours, and jogged for 1 ¼ hours. How long did you exercise on that day?

7 6 1/ / /9

8 Jamal used a bucket that was 7/9 full with soapy water to wash his mothers car. After washing the car, the bucket was only 1/6 full. What part of the bucket of soapy water did Jamal use?

9 A picture is mounted on art board that is 1/8 inch thick. The frame selected for the picture is ½ inch thick. The thickness of the picture is so small that it can be ignored. What thickness of cardboard is needed to hold the picture in place?

10 After 1 hour, Jon had finished 5/6 of a long-distance race, and Ling had finished 7/9 of it. At that time, who had finished a greater fraction of the race, and by how much?

11 A fish tank that holds 18 2/3 gallons of water has 10 ½ gallons so far. How much more water can be added?

12 A doll maker cuts a piece of lace 8 5/8 inches long from a piece 10 ½ inches long. How many inches of lace are left?

13 Until several years ago, stock prices were listed as mixed numbers. Find the difference between the high and low price of each restaurant chain stock shown in the table. a. Restaurant A b. Restaurant B c. Restaurant C CompanyHigh Price Low Price Restaurant A 52 5/1621 1/8 Restaurant B 42 ¼30 ¾ Restaurant C 68 3/829 ¾


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