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Fun With Real-Life Number Stories*

If Mr. B’s class takes tests on 10 of the last 25 school days, what are some ways to express this as a fraction?

If Mr. B’s class will take simulation exams on six of the next 10 school days, what is the new fraction?

If each test takes up two periods, how many periods will the class spend on testing in all?

For early finishers: If each period is 3/4 of an hour, how many hours will be spent on testing in all?

*In my day we called them word problems.

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