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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 4, Number 28, April 19, 1999
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**Fractions
and Sets**

1. There are 23 students in Mrs. Matt’s third grade. Eleven of the students are boys. What fraction of the class do girls represent?

2. Darlene bought a dozen cupcakes for her party. Pablo ate two of the cupcakes. What fraction of the dozen cupcakes did he eat?

3. Greta ate 1/4 of the dozen cupcakes. How many cupcakes did she eat?

4. There were 40 prizes hidden at Anthony’s party. Nancy found 1/4 of the prizes. Justin found 1/8 of the prizes. Who found more prizes?

Beth found 2/5 of the remaining prizes. How many prizes did she find?

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