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Fifth Grade Word Problems Name ___________________________

Item 4723

Word Problems
Read each problem and fill in the bubble next to the correct answer.
Work area
1. Jill was building a pen for her baby turtles. She wants the
pen to be 30 inches long and 45 inches wide. Which piece
of wood will Jill need to purchase to build the turtle pen?
{ 15 foot piece of wood { 6 foot piece of wood
{ 12 foot piece of wood { 9 foot piece of wood
{ none of the above

2. In one week Mr. Mustang bought 12 gallons of gasoline for


$2.72 per gallon and 13.5 gallons for $2.75 per gallon. How
much did he spend on gasoline in one week?
{ $57.29 { $69.77
{ $91.60 { $73.54
{ none of the above

3. Our fifth grade class sold 312 tickets to our class play. Each
ticket cost $2.50. Our class donated 75% of the money we
earned from ticket sales to charity. How much did our class
donate to charity?
{ $195.00 { $650.00
{ $780.00 { $550.00
{ none of the above

4. Mark bought 3 shirts for $9.99 each and two pairs of trousers
for $13.99 each. He also had to pay 5% sales tax on his
purchases. How much money did Mark spend in all?
{ $62.85 { $57.95
{ $61.95 { $60.85
{ none of the above

5. There are 28 students in Bobs civics class. One day of the


students were absent. How many students were present?
{ 7 students { 18 students
{ 15 students { 21 students
{ none of the above

Copyright 2007 T. Smith Publishing. All rights reserved. www.tlsbooks.com


Fifth Grade Word Problems Answer Key
Item 4723

Word Problems
Read each problem and fill in the bubble next to the correct answer.
Work area
1. Jill was building a pen for her baby turtles. She wants the
pen to be 30 inches long and 45 inches wide. Which piece
of wood will Jill need to purchase to build the turtle pen?
~ 15 foot piece of wood { 6 foot piece of wood
{ 12 foot piece of wood { 9 foot piece of wood
{ none of the above

2. In one week Mr. Mustang bought 12 gallons of gasoline for


$2.72 per gallon and 13.5 gallons for $2.75 per gallon. How
much did he spend on gasoline in one week?
{ $57.29 ~ $69.77
{ $91.60 { $73.54
{ none of the above

3. Our fifth grade class sold 312 tickets to our class play. Each
ticket cost $2.50. Our class donated 75% of the money we
earned from ticket sales to charity. How much did our class
donate to charity?
{ $195.00 { $650.00
{ $780.00 { $550.00
~ none of the above

4. Mark bought 3 shirts for $9.99 each and two pairs of trousers
for $13.99 each. He also had to pay 5% sales tax on his
purchases. How much money did Mark spend in all?
{ $62.85 { $57.95
{ $61.95 ~ $60.85
{ none of the above

5. There are 28 students in Bobs civics class. One day of the


students were absent. How many students were present?
{ 7 students { 18 students
~ 21 students { 15 students
{ none of the above

Copyright 2007 T. Smith Publishing. All rights reserved. www.tlsbooks.com