## Word Problem Database

### Fraction Word Problems - Level 1

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Chrissy and Missy had an equal number of marshmallows.

Chrissy ate 1/5 of her marshmallows.

Missy ate 1/4 of her marshmallows.

Who had more marshmallows left?

Pat and Matt ran on the same racetrack.

Pat ran 5/6 of the distance in 1 minute.

Matt ran 6/7 of the distance in 1 minute.

After 1 minute, who was closer to the finish line?

Tara and Sara have gardens that are exactly the same size.

Sara used 1/5 of her garden to plant tomatoes.

Tara used 1/8 of her garden to plant tomatoes.

Who has more garden space left?

2/3 of the students in the band are girls.

There are 8 boys in the band.

How many students are in the band altogether?

Steven poured 8 gallons of water into his aquarium.

4/5 of the aquarium was filled.

How many gallons of water does the aquarium hold altogether?