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## McGraw-Hill Math Grade 5 Answer Key Chapter 7 Lesson 2 Word Problems with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

**Solve**

**Write a fraction and then solve the problem.**

Question 1.

Four friends plan to share a 5-pound block of cheese. If they share evenly, how much cheese will each friend get? Sketch a model of the problem.

Answer:

DRAWING

Each will receive 1\(\frac{1}{4}\) pounds of cheese: \(\frac{5}{4}\) = 1\(\frac{1}{4}\)

Question 2.

There are 21 sheep on a farm. The farmer would like to have the same number of sheep in each of his 4 fields. Is this possible? Explain why or why not.

Answer:

No, The farmer cannot have same number of sheep if he wants to use 21 sheep.

Explanation:

If farmer wants to use same number of sheep in 4 of his fields, then farmer have to use 5 sheep per field and leave 1 sheep.

But if he wants to use 21 sheep, it is not possible.

Question 3.

Sheryl has 12 pounds of blueberries. She divides the blueberries evenly into 24 containers. What is the weight of the blueberries in each container?

Answer:

1/2 pound

Explanation:

Each container will receive 1/2 pound of 12 pounds in 24 containers.

Question 4.

Five people move 82 bags of chicken feed. How many bags of chicken feed will each person move if they all move the same number of bags?

Answer:

16.4 bags each

Explanation:

Number of bags = 82

Number of people = 5

Each person move number of bags = 82 รท 5 = 16.4