# Word Problems with Fractions

Solve the following fraction word problems:

- Anne planted eight sunflowers. One fourth of them died. She then planted three more. How many sunflowers does Anne have now?
- Tom bought four bananas. Half of them rotted, so Tom threw them away and bought three more. How many bananas does Tom have now?
- Maria planted six trees. One third of them died. She planted one more. How many trees does Maria have now?
- Andrew had fourteen math problems to do for homework. She already did $\dfrac{1}{7}$ of them. How many problems does she have left?
- Avery has ten surf boards in his garage. First he gave one to a friend. Then he sold one third of the remaining boards to his brother. How many boards does he have left?
- Jackie bought four mangoes. Half went bad and she bought four more. How many does she have now?
- Room 27 has raised \$37 for the school festival. One student, John, raised $\dfrac{1}{3}$ of the money. How much money did he raise?
- Amy needs \$9.50 for a new book. She saved half of the money. Her mom gave her one fourth of the money she still needed. How much does she still need?
- James spent $\dfrac{3}{4}$ of his allowance on baseball cards. He put the remainder, \$2.50, in his piggy bank. What is his weekly allowance?
- Deshawn saved $\dfrac{7}{8}$ of his allowance. He spent the remainder, \$1.50, on a new toy. How much did he save?
- Three students have a project to complete. Billy does $\dfrac{1}{5}$ of the work. Karen does $\dfrac{3}{9}$ of the work. How much work is left for Casey?
- There is a huge bowl of candy in the living room. Thaddeus ate $\dfrac{4}{5}$ of it. His brother ate $\dfrac{1}{6}$ of what was left. What fraction of the candy is still in the bowl?