## Word Problem Database

### Fraction Word Problems - Level 2

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1/3 of a pole is painted red.

1/2 of it is painted blue.

Three feet of the pole is painted green.

What is the height of the pole?

5/8 of the students in my class were boys.

When 6 girls joined the class, the number of boys equaled the number of girls.

How many students were in my class then?

The Chocolate Factory has to package 60 pounds of chocolate.

Each box must contain 3/4 pound of chocolate.

Each box is then sold for $3.50.

If all of the boxes are sold, how much will the Chocolate Factory collect?

Molly spent 1/8 of her money on a music CD.

She also spent $40 on a sweater.

She had 1/4 of her money left.

How much money did Molly have at first?

Nicholas weighs 7/12 as much as his father.

Nicholas weighs 140 pounds.

How much does his father weight?