PRIMARY 4 FRACTIONS (MULTIPLICATION)
Question 1 The total cost of a cupboard and a desk is $1908. If the cupboard costs 5/7 as much as the desk, find the cost of each item. 

Question 2 Sanjay has 5/8 as many badges as Ken. If Ken has 495 more badges than Sanjay, how many badges do Sanjay and Ken have in all? 

Question 3
Borat had 790 pineapple tarts. He sold 3/5 of the tarts. The remaining tarts were shared equally the remaining tarts equally among his four friends. (a) How many pineapple tarts did he sell? (b) How many pineapple tarts did each of his four friends receive? 

Question 4 Alison baked 540 chicken wings. She packed 3/5 of them into boxes of 4 and the rest into boxes of 6. How many boxes of chicken wings did Alison pack altogether? 

Question 5 Janet spent 1/3 of her money on cosmetics and 1/4 of her money on towels. If Janet had $225 left, how much money did Janet spend altogether? 

Question 6 Lennon spent 3/8 of his money on a train ticket and 1/2 of the remaining money on a bus ticket. If Lennon had $390 left, how much did he spend on the train ticket? 

Question 7 Lily has 280 stamps. She gave 75 stamps to Alex and some stamps to Paul. She found out that she had 3/5 of her stamps left. How many stamps did she give to Paul? 

Question 8 2/8 of Tom’s money is equal to 2/5 of Leroy’s money. If Tom has $360 more than Leroy, how much money does Tom have? 

Question 9 3/5 the mass of a ball is as heavy as 2/3 the mass of a box. If both the box and the ball have a total mass of 57kg, what is the mass of the box? 

Question 10 John has 420 matchsticks. William has 3/7 as many matchsticks as John. If John has half as many matchsticks as David, how many matchsticks do the three boys have altogether? 

Question 11 Colin has 3/4 as many files as Jerald, who has 1/2 as many files as Michael. If the three boys have a total of 75 files, how many more files does Michael have than Colin? 

Question 12 Out of a school of 1200 students, 3/10 of the students are boys. If 2/7 of the girls wear spectacles, how many girls do not wear spectacles? 

Question 13 1/5 of the books in a school library are English books and the rest are Chinese and Tamil books. Out of the Chinese and Tamil books, 3/8 are Chinese books. If there are 60 Tamil books, how many books are there in the library altogether? 

Question 14 5/9 of the people in the assembly hall are girls. 5/8 of the remaining people in the assembly hall are boys and the rest are teachers. If there were 36 teachers in the assembly hall, how many students were there in the assembly hall? 

Question 15 Ali spent $120 on a jacket and 1/3 of the remaining money on a shirt. If he still had 1/2 of his original sum of money left, how much was his original sum of money? 

Question 16 Teddy gave 2/7 of his money to his mother and spent 1/2 of the remaining money on a bag. If he had $280 at first, how much did he have left? 

Question 17 Jimmy brought $400 shopping. He spent 2/5 of the money on a pair of trousers and 1/6 of the remaining money on a briefcase. How much money did Jimmy have left? 

Question 18 4/7 of Zen’s money is as much as twice of Wilson’s money. If Zen has $120 more than Wilson, how much do Zen and Wilson have altogether? 

Question 19 If Peter spends $200 of his money, he will have 3/7 of his money left. Kenny has $20. How much money must Peter give to Kenny so that they will have the same amount of money? 

Question 20 Tom spent 2/9 of his money plus another $80 on a pair of shoes. He then spent 2/5 of the remaining money on a shirt and had $36 left. How much did Tom pay for the pair of shoes? 
